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

Friday, May 27, 2011

No News Means No New Righthaven Victims; Week Wraps with Sparring and a Stall

Lawyers Sparring over Righthaven Copyright Lawsuit Issues
With litigants in the Righthaven newspaper copyright infringement lawsuit campaign waiting for key rulings on Righthaven’s standing to sue, attorneys continue pounding away at each other on that and other issues.
Thirty-five Righthaven suits in Colorado over a Denver Post photo are on hold while the judge handling all of those cases reviews the standing issue while several of the Nevada federal judges hearing Righthaven cases are also considering arguments for and against dismissal focused on the standing issue.
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A hearing regarding the EFF's discovery effort of communications between Stephens Media and Righthaven and several others is set for next week.

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