Steve Green reports on VegasInc:
Newspaper copyright enforcer Righthaven LLC continues to argue it can seize the websites and computers of copyright infringers – a claim widely criticized as a bullying tactic aimed at coercing lawsuit defendants into settlements.
Las Vegas-based Righthaven LLC enforces copyrights for the Las Vegas Review-Journal and the Denver Post.
It has filed 274 generally no-warning infringement lawsuits since March 2010 against website operators, bloggers and message-board posters throughout North America and Europe.
Read more about the issues and current status of the litigation in Green’s article, particularly if you haven’t been keeping up with the long-running court battles and want to get up to speed quickly.