Annals of just desserts: Court strips Copyright troll Righthaven of copyrights, to be sold to pay off its victims

Posted on March 15, 2012 By newsguide Topic: Internet and Websites, Business, Legal

Righthaven became infamous as a copyright troll that went after hapless bloggers for quoting newspaper articles and suing them for damages in court. As fate would have it, the defendant took on Righthaven and look how things turned out: First, its domain name was sold to pay its legal bills, now the copyrights Righthaven owned is to be sold to pay for the victims' legal costs. Don't worry. Soon, some new smart chap will come up with another evil way to harrass bloggers.

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