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Facebook to shut down?

being sued for allegedly stealing idea



11:43 pm on Jul 24, 2007 (gmt 0)

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The owners of a rival social networking Web site [ConnectU] are trying to shut down Facebook.com, charging in a federal lawsuit that Facebook's founder stole their ideas while they were students at Harvard.

From NY Times [nytimes.com]
NY times via Cnet [nytimes.com]


12:20 am on Jul 25, 2007 (gmt 0)

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And just when I got signed up for the WebmasterWorld Group in Facebook too.


9:06 am on Jul 25, 2007 (gmt 0)

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Mr Zuckerburg should have gone open source.

I have an idea about a mansion, overlooking a lake and surrounded by mountains, on an as of yet undiscovered planet. If we find a planet and it has such a place, it's now mine?!

Stealing some of the exact code though, brutal if its true.


1:50 pm on Jul 25, 2007 (gmt 0)

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