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.
Righthaven lawsuitsTo date Righthaven has been ordered to pay $323,138 in legal fees and sanctions.Righthaven lawsuits

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

New Approach by Righthaven Defendant; Updates on Additional Defendants

Commentary: Righthaven Defendant Tries a Fresh Approach
Having seen our fair share of those wordy legal briefs, and Righthaven’s lengthy rebuttals, we were surprised to see the refreshing approach Righthaven defendant Rod Brooks is taking.
Brooks is a 911 emergency dispatcher and communications trainer in Victoria, British Columbia.
He was sued in September over allegations a Review-Journal story about the 911 call related to the police shooting of Erik Scott was posted on his website iama911operator.org.
See: Article in full

Other Righthaven defendants mentioned in the article include: Pam Spaulding, who says the lawsuit effectively bankrupted her website, Pam's House Blend; Tripso Inc. and Charles Leocha of consumertraveler.com; Denise Nichols; Michael Leon and Vietnam veteran Wayne Hoehn.

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