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Order Sever Does 21567

Order Sever Does 21567

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1 Nov 2011, Court Order - ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that all Defendants, with the exception of Defendant
John Doe 1, identitied by the Intem et Protocol address 68.204.43.200, are SEVERED from the
current matter. Judge K. MICHAEL MOORE
1 Nov 2011, Court Order - ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that all Defendants, with the exception of Defendant
John Doe 1, identitied by the Intem et Protocol address 68.204.43.200, are SEVERED from the
current matter. Judge K. MICHAEL MOORE

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Case 1:11-cv-21567-KMM Document 40 Entered on FLSD Docket 11/01/2011 Page 1 of 6

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