Bloggers Consider Suing Copyright Troll (Yes!)

Righthaven sues on behalf of Stephens Media copyrights, and U.S. District Judge Roger Hunt ruled that such a litigation tactic was impermissible because a “copyright owner cannot assign a bare right to sue.” (.pdf) The decision, and a similar one in Colorado, has thrown a monkey wrench into the litigation-based business model, which the Electronic Frontier Foundation has declared a “sham.”

Source: Wired 06/16/11