Matt Drudge Settles Newspaper Copyright Lawsuit

Law360, New York (February 17, 2011, 5:52 PM EST) -- Matt Drudge, proprietor of the news website Drudge Report, has put to rest a copyright infringement suit alleging he misappropriated a newspaper photo, allowing him to retain his domain name, which the plaintiff had sought to take over.

Righthaven LLC, which has waged a massive infringement litigation campaign in recent years on behalf of newspapers like the Las Vegas Review-Journal and Denver Post, announced the voluntary dismissal of its complaint against Drudge and his website in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada on...
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