Writers and Editors (Pat McNees's blog)
RSS feed

Righthaven, the "copyright troll"

January 16, 2011

Tags: Righthaven, fair use, Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Righthaven, a Las Vegas firm, is making a business of suing nonprofits and individuals who reprint whole newspaper articles and images on their websites without clearing permission (Righthaven: saving the newspaper industry, one lawsuit at a time). The people Righthaven sues are often the sources for the very stories they're suing about, (more…)