Blog Street Journal: Righthaven Loses, GoDaddy Wins

Righthaven Loses First Case, Named in Counterclaim Righthaven, which has now filed 157 copyright infringement actions on behalf of its newspaper sponsors, suffered its first defeat as a federal district judge took the unprecedented step of dismissing the claim on the basis of fair use.  In addition, the Electronic Frontier Foundation have come to the…

In the Courts: Bloggers, CAN-SPAM & Supreme Cluelessness

Websites and Bloggers Targeted By Newspaper Chain; States Split on Shield Law Stevens Media, through a Nevada company known as Right haven, LLC, has filed approximately 11 copyright infringement lawsuits against bloggers and websites.  Stevens Media, which owns Newspapers in 9 states including its flagship the Las Vegas Review , has assigned copyrights to some…