Of late, Righthaven has been taking a pounding in court with victims getting Righthavens suits tossed and their legal costs awarded. The firm is reported to be near bankruptcy at the moment.
From Wired, John Patton, the new CEO at MediaNews says:
“I come from the idea that it was a dumb idea from the start,” Paton added, noting that Righthaven was informed of the decision to end relations last month.I wholeheartedly agree. The agreement ends at the end of this month.