After snatching a notorious copyright troll’s name at auction, a Swiss company is turning Righthaven.com into a web hosting service. The intended customers? Publishers worried about the kind of abusive legal threats spewed out by the domain’s previous owner.
The Swiss courts don’t play games and registrars here cannot be scared, said Stefan Thalberg of Ort Cloud, an ISP based in Zürich.
Frivolous plaintiffs will find little comfort here.
With hosting in Switzerland and planned in Iceland, the new Righthaven promises
infrajuridsictional infrastructure — in other words, uptime that would require international co-operation to bring down — via redwolf.newsvine.com