After entering judgment against Righthaven, Hunt issued the declaratory judgment on Friday. That was after Stephens Media did not contest a finding of fair use for the Democratic Underground.This is very interesting. A lawyer that I know has been waiting for the chance to sue Stephens Media for what Righthaven did, in falsely claiming to own the copyrights. This is going to hurt.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Stephens Media Gets Stuck With the Bill
Righthaven is pretty much out of business, and clearly out of money. But Judge Hunt has found that Stephens Media (part-owner of Righthaven) can be held liable for the legal fees of its victims. From Steve Green at Vegas Inc.: