Righthaven LLC -- a bottom feeding legal outfit -- has teamed up with the Las Vegas Review-Journal and Denver Post to sue mom and pop websites, advocacy and public interest groups and forum board operators for copyright infringement. The strategy of Righthaven is to sue thousands of these website owners, who are primarily unfunded and will be forced to settle out of court.
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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Righthaven Appeals Fair Use Ruling to 9th Circuit Court (Nelson-Realty One)

Righthaven Appealing Fair-Use Ruling in Copyright Infringement Case
This ruling caused Righthaven to alter its litigation strategy to limit its lawsuits to entire stories, photos and graphics — rather than partial stories — that were reproduced without authorization.
After Nelson’s motion for dismissal was granted, attorneys for codefendant Realty One Group asked the court to set aside a default that had been entered against it, and this was granted without opposition by Righthaven.
The court also dropped the lawsuit against a third defendant, David Tina...
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