Facebook Asks To Toss Web Portal's Antitrust Claims

Law360, New York (September 3, 2009, 2:25 PM EDT) -- Facebook Inc. has asked a judge to dismiss a set of antitrust counterclaims filed by Power Ventures Inc., in a suit alleging Power Ventures competes unfairly and infringes Facebook trademarks and copyrights by allowing Internet users to indirectly access Facebook through its Web site.

Power has not alleged and cannot show that Facebook’s security policies, applied to its users, violate federal or state antitrust law or the California Unfair Competition Law, according to the motion filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of...
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