Skip to comments.First Amendment attorney joins effort to shut down Righthaven
Posted on 06/30/2012 6:08:46 AM PDT by rellimpank
Las Vegas First Amendment attorney Allen Lichtenstein has joined the initiative to shut down copyright infringement lawsuit filer Righthaven LLC.
Lichtenstein said Friday he's signed on to represent the receiver who claims to control Righthaven and who plans to put an end to Righthaven pursuing appeals of its legal setbacks.
After judges rejected its lawsuits and its assets were seized by creditors in December, Righthaven continued to operate solely to pursue those appeals. And as recently as June 22, Las Vegas attorney Steven Gibson publicly claimed to be the CEO of Righthaven and had openly hired an outside attorney to deal with the appeals.
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Las Vegas First Amendment attorney Allen Lichtenstein has... signed on to represent the receiver who claims to control Righthaven and who plans to put an end to Righthaven pursuing appeals of its legal setbacks... judges rejected its lawsuits and its assets were seized by creditors in December, Righthaven continued to operate solely to pursue those appeals...
I love the smell of shark meat on the grill in the morning.
It smells like Victory.
This one’s got me head scratchin’.
What’s Righthaven about?
I missed that memo, sorry.
Righthaven is a firm that has been shopping media outlets to represent them in lawsuits to shut down websites that aggregate news. Like this one. After numerous losses and findings of attorney fees for the defendants, Righthaven is bankrupt.
I guess I really do need to pay better attention to stuff that looks like boring legalese mumbo jumbo.
;’) The problem really is, this place is so enormous, with threads going back to 2001, and based on the topic number (2,901,280) we’re approaching 3 million!
Thanks for the pep talk, boss.
I did, sorta, shoot my own self in the foot as well. I only got on war related pings so I could yell at the defeatists.
So, missed out on a lot of general know stuffs.
Ironically, more than a few topics (their numbers are included, but the topics are defunct) were deleted because of the Righthaven crap. :’)
They tried to sell their “copyrights” on E-Bay, and there were no bidders.