Comment: Is there an authority to check the standards of Righthaven?

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Is there an authority to check the standards of Righthaven?

I don't live in the USA so I don't know how things work, but what I can't understand is how a company such as Righthaven can exist? They start legal proceedings, yet act like a mafia by harassing vulnerable people into illegal actions by demanding payment out of court from their disability money. You only have to do a google search for this company to see they're copyright trolls who are abusing the law to make money. From what I have read, they didn't even inform Brian Hill to remove the image before starting legal proceedings, after he shared the image on his non-profit site after he saw the share button. He didn't even find out he was being sued until a reporter informed him. The reason I'm interested is because I'm curious as to if the USA has professional standards for companies such as RightHaven? I'm also curious why the Denver Post would risk their reputation by being involved in that company? I always thought the USA was a country for freedom and justice, and yet I read about this story and it sounds awful.