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Submission + - Not Only Did the Righthaven Troll get Smashed... (arstechnica.com)

BenJCarter writes: Righthaven’s first client, Stephens Media of Las Vegas and operator of the Review-Journal, invested $500,000 into the Righthaven operation at its outset. With Judge Pro’s ruling, the media company is losing financial control of hundreds of articles and photos.

"The irony of this? Perhaps those who buy the copyrights could issue DMCA notices to the Review-Journal stopping them from redistributing them?" Randazza said via an e-mail, citing the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Las Vegas Review Journal seems to have lost the mana they used to create it. Imagine the ironic justice if they become vulnerable to the Righthaven model as a result...


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