Britney Spears Connection in Kanye West Attack

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The photog who was attacked by Kanye West at LAX Friday is the SAME paparazzo who was attacked by Britney Spears in the famous umbrella incident … our sources has learned.

The pap — who goes by the name Dano — was on the receiving end of crazy Britney”s Mary Poppins-style attack back in 2007.  The word on the street was that Dano was more than a tad aggressive.

After the umbrella incident … Dano put the umbrella (she left it on the street and he picked it up) on eBay.  He also put the Ford Explorer she dented on the website and the bidding reached more than $30k. 

But those figures are small potatoes … we”re told he also raked in a fortune from his video of the incident.

As for Friday”s incident … we broke the story …. Dano wants to press charges and Kanye is now a felony suspect for attempted robbery.