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February 28, 2015

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Commentary: Is Righthaven about to get some payback?

Posted 3 years, 10 months ago.

Attorneys say new evidence shows fraud by Righthaven (4-17-11) Judge strikes Righthaven website domain demand (4-16-11) Judge unseals Review-Journal/Righthaven contract (4-15-11) Righthaven challenges judge in copyright case (4-15-11) Did Las Vegas copyright enforcement company Righthaven LLC play a federal judge last year? And is it now payback time for the judge? That’s the question raised by the unusually critical language about Righthaven, its copyright lawsuit partner Stephens Media LLC and ...

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After Righthaven defies judge, observers question company’s motives

Posted 3 years, 10 months ago.

Some Righthaven LLC watchers are wondering if the Las Vegas company is plotting to have the judge handling all of its Colorado copyright lawsuits disqualified from presiding over those cases. Senior U.S. District Court Judge John L. Kane in Denver has been critical of Righthaven’s business model centered on no-warning lawsuits and forcing many defendants to settle with threats of hefty damage awards ($150,000) and website domain name seizures. With ...

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