Floyd Landis is either seizing the moment, or at least answering calls from reporters, because Eurosport also has a piece on his reaction to the verdict. On the face of it, the fact that Landaluze got off on a somewhat flimsy technicalilty -- a finding that a person who worked on the A sample also worked on the B, which is a no-no -- is far short of the kind of exoneration you want to be celebrating. But, the lab in question is of course Chatenay-Mabry, and the rule -- however minor seeming -- is intended to prevent conflicts of interest. I seem to recall that such conflicts are at least a part of Floyd's case; if nothing else, he gets to talk about how these testosterone cases don't inspire confidence.
In a seemingly unrelated story, Astana is still pissed about the twists and turns in their Pro Tour application. But it strikes me that there's a legitimate reason the UCI didn't want to license a team backed by a national cycling federation -- the federations are responsible for doping sanctions for their home riders. Just a wee little conflict of interest there, eh? Giving them a team license would add new meaning to the nickname "the Free Men."