All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Righthaven’

Righthaven Copyrights (Including Porn Titles) Being Auctioned on eBay

17 Righthaven copyrights are being auctioned off on eBay today. I’m not going to rehash the entire Righthaven saga here, but if you’re unfamiliar with the story, Righthaven with the business model of purchasing copyrights and suing people. They have become commonly known as a “copyright troll”. Properties previously acquired by the “company” have been turned over to lawyers, as …

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Copyright Troll Righthaven Put In Their Place

The court system is sick and tired of organizations building businesses around petty copyright infringement cases. Righthaven is an LLC that has formed just for that reason. Essentially, once a copyright has been infringed upon, online newspapers sell the rights of the articles to Righthaven so that they may pursue the matter in court without involving the original publisher. Under …

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The New Righthaven.com Has A Sense Of Humor

If you’ve followed the Righthaven saga at all, you probably know that the “copyright troll’s” domain was auctioned off as it struggled to pay court costs and fines. The owners of the domain put up a message on the site promoting content creation and indicating that it will soon be opening up a hosting service “with backbone”. Discussing about how …

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Righthaven.com Now Pays Tribute To Content Creators

As previously reported, Righthaven.com was sold in an online auction, and now, there is a big pro-content message on it, as a Switzerland-based hosting provider gears up to launch services at the site. For more background on why this amusing, peruse our past Righthaven coverage. First, just read the message: Most Revered Content Creator, You are the most important part …

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Google Speaks Out Against Righthaven In Court

The last time we checked in with the Righthaven saga, righthaven.com had just been sold in a domain auction, as Righthaven struggled to pay legal costs and fines. Now, when you go to righthaven.com, you are greeted with the image above. Any guesses as to what this is about? Interestingly, Google appeared in court, and spoke out against Righthaven on …

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Righthaven Domain Sold In Auction

We recently reported that Righthaven.com was up for auction on Snapnames, and it has now sold. And not for much. It ended up going for $3,300. That’s unfortunate for Righthaven, seeing as how they’ve been ordered to pay about $60,000 more in court. For Righthaven, commonly referred to as a “copyright troll,” having to auction off its domain was rather …

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