Copyright Trolls 2.0: image sites embrace Righthaven tactics

Remember the hired gun lawyers who scoured the internet for copyright infringement and then took a cut of the legal settlement? If you thought those tactics vanished with notorious copyright troll, Righthaven, you’re mistaken. Here’s a look at a new form of copyright trolling.

Righthaven Ordered To Pay $5,000 Fine

Righthaven founded its controversial copyright-enforcement business by hoping to collect money from websites that copied newspaper content,…