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Fine Print Blurs Who’s in Control of Online Photos

Read your TOS before uploading your content. "You’re acknowledging those terms of services, you’re bound by them. Even if you don’t read them.” (Laywer Carolyn E. Wright)
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Righthaven Target Hits Back With Class Action Counter-Attack

Righthaven Target Hits Back With Class Action Counter-Attack | Online News Squared | Scoop.it
Copyright enforcer Righthaven is on the ropes in its home state of Nevada, where defense lawyers are attacking its agreement with the Las Vegas Review-Journal, saying the flawed agreement doesn’t give Righthaven the right to sue. Now, one websited targeted in a Colorado lawsuit is taking a novel approach to fighting back.

Buzzfeed.com has filed a class-action counterclaim against Righthaven, seeking to band together with other websites that have been sued. The counterclaim alleges that Righthaven’s lawsuit are an “abuse of process,” and that Righthaven doesn’t truly own the copyrights it is asserting
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MediaPost Publications Colorado Judge Stays Righthaven Copyright Suits

"In a ruling issued Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge John Kane said there were "serious questions" about whether Righthaven has the right to sue for infringement of material that originated with The Denver Post. Until he resolves those questions, he wrote, the "most prudent" course is to stay all pending matters. Kane is presiding over all Righthaven cases in Colorado."
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