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FaceBook May Be Shut Down

Posted 23 July 2007 - 12:54 PM

Mark Zuckerberg, owner of Facebook, will discover next week whether he faces legal action for claims he stole the idea for the $1bn website.

A US judge will decide next week whether Mark Zuckerberg should go to court after three former classmates accused him of stealing the idea, software and business plan for the social networking website.

The three former Harvard students say 23-year-old Zuckerberg stole the idea for the site while working as a programmer on their own social-networking site - called ConnectU, the UK Registar reported.

If successful, Facebook could be shut down it was suggested.

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Re: FaceBook May Be Shut Down

Posted 23 July 2007 - 01:22 PM

WHAT! Maybe he immitated the core concept, but this whole popularity hasn't appeared out of thin air. Social networking sites are so plentiful and similar these days, for sure there is some ambiguity, but lets not get mad over it: he was faster than you, he wins, you loose, that's the way it goes.
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Re: FaceBook May Be Shut Down

Posted 23 July 2007 - 05:24 PM

That's if these 'sue happy cuz we can' Americans get their case. Never fails. Just like a-holes that sue their friend that wins the lotto.
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Re: FaceBook May Be Shut Down

Posted 23 July 2007 - 05:34 PM

you can't shut down facebook,
someone could claim it was a vital connecting resource to allow the uninhibited growth of the economy... somewhere.

on the flip side,
think about how many man hours my school work and real work would gain.

PULL THE PLUG FOR ME PLEASE.
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Posted 25 July 2007 - 05:13 PM

The governments of the world can't shut down the illegal sites of the internet. There's no way facebook is going offline.
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Posted 25 July 2007 - 05:39 PM

who are you and what are you smoking.

facebook is not an illegal site.
and its hosted in the US.

wow your post was retarded.
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Posted 25 July 2007 - 05:45 PM

his point is they can't touch the illegal sites, and since facebook isn't, it should be an even harder site to shut down
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Posted 25 July 2007 - 05:45 PM

What he meant was, how do you want them to shut down facebook when they can`t even shut down Piratebay. The MPAA and RIAA are on PB, a student is on FB, and Piratebay isn't down yet. Does it compute now?
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Posted 25 July 2007 - 05:52 PM

mine was shorter, i'm taking the win on that one.
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Posted 25 July 2007 - 05:53 PM

I wish the post timer had seconds. It would be like a photo finish on the internetz.
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Re: FaceBook May Be Shut Down

Posted 25 July 2007 - 06:55 PM

View PostMrBobDobolina, on 25 Jul, 2007 - 06:13 PM, said:

The governments of the world can't shut down the illegal sites of the internet. There's no way facebook is going offline.


Made perfect sense to me. Just ignore Tyler.
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Re: FaceBook May Be Shut Down

Posted 25 July 2007 - 07:13 PM

View Postskyhawk133, on 25 Jul, 2007 - 06:55 PM, said:

View PostMrBobDobolina, on 25 Jul, 2007 - 06:13 PM, said:

The governments of the world can't shut down the illegal sites of the internet. There's no way facebook is going offline.


Made perfect sense to me. Just ignore Tyler.

Tyler whoooooooooooom??
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