Lawsuit Seeks to Shut Down Facebook

This story shocked me as well everyone I showed today. Apparently Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook’s founder) is being sued by ConnectU.com for fraud, copyright infringement, as well as misappropriation of trade secrets. What’s at stake? Facebook. Well, the ownership at least.

Yes it’s ironic that I’m posting about this since my last post spoke about Facebook reaching half the size of Myspace.

The three founders of ConnectU say Mark Zuckerberg agreed to finish computer code for their site, but repeatedly stalled and eventually created Facebook using their ideas.

The lawsuit’s allegations against Zuckerberg include fraud, copyright infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets. It asks the court to shutter Facebook and give control of the company and its assets to ConnectU’s founders.

Read the full story here.

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