Las Vegas copyright enforcement company Righthaven LLC on Wednesday filed its second copyright infringement lawsuit over Denver Post material, this time suing a big target: Drudge Report operator Matt Drudge.Read: Article in full
The suit, filed in U.S. District Court for Nevada, charges a Nov. 18 Denver Post "illustration" called "Transportation Security Administration agents perform enhanced pat-downs" was posted without authorization the same day on the Drudge Report website as well as the drudgereportarchives.com site.
A court exhibit, however, indicates the illustration is actually a Denver Post photograph of a TSA officer patting down a passenger at Denver International Airport.
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Still no mention on the HuffingtonPost, whose Wikipedia page compares it to the Drudge Report. The Post has been given a number of "Best Blog" awards. Despite this, bloggers being sued by Righthaven and the threat Righthaven poses to all bloggers has been rejected by the Post as "unimportant." The Post also covers Denver, but remained silent on the recent Denver Post + Righthaven marriage.