Righthaven Death Watch Enters Welcomed Stages
Legal extortionist and internet copyright troll Righthaven LLC, the company suing this blog and some 275 others in federal court, is gasping for air. Thursday Wired.com reported MediaNews Group, the parent company of the Denver Post, announced they have fired Righthaven in a rather introspective statement of regret that they had ever been associated with the scoundrels, calling it “a dumb idea”.
The new chief executive of MediaNews Group, publisher of the Denver Post and 50 other newspapers, said it was “a dumb idea” for the nation’s second-largest newspaper chain to sign up with copyright troll Righthaven.… (Continued...)
The Denver-based publisher’s year-long copyright infringement litigation deal with Righthaven is terminating at month’s end, said John Paton, who replaced Dean Singleton to lead the company on Wednesday.
“The issues about copyright are real,” Paton told Wired.com in a telephone interview. “But the