Judge rebukes copyright troll RightHaven

by Walter Olson on December 3, 2010

The company says it will narrow its filing of infringement suits following a Nevada judge’s ruling that a real estate firm was within acceptable “fair use” limits in handling a copyrighted newspaper story of which it had reprinted the first eight sentences. “Righthaven does not anticipate filing any future lawsuits founded upon infringements of less than 75% of a copyrighted work, regardless of the outcome of the instant litigation,” it said in a court filing. [David Kravets/Wired "Threat Level", Las Vegas Sun]

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1 mojo 12.03.10 at 3:44 pm

Welllll, then – I’ll look forward to seeing you back down on all those harassing suits you already have in process, won’t I?

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