The Troll is Dead! Goodbye Righthaven.

Ars Technica summed it up nicely:

Righthaven, the Las Vegas operation that sought to turn newspaper article copyright lawsuits into a business model, can now slap a date on its death certificate: May 9, 2013. This morning, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled on the two Righthaven appeals that could have given the firm a final glimmer of hope—and the court told Righthaven to take a hike (PDF).

Via Ars Technica

Previously: Copyright troll Righthaven ordered to forfeit copyrights