Social Network User Can't Nix Righthaven Copyright Suit

Law360, New York (October 17, 2011, 2:52 PM EDT) -- A Nevada federal judge declined Friday to dismiss Righthaven LLC's suit against a user who posted a newspaper article on the online message board, but asked the copyright-holding company to reassure the court that it has standing to pursue the case.

In a Friday order, U.S. District Judge Kent J. Dawson rejected Todd Taliaferro's claims that the Nevada federal court is not a proper venue for the dispute, and refused to immediately dismiss the case, but noted that Righthaven has failed to meet its burden...
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