Facebook Escapes $1B Suit Over Anti-Semitic Fan Page

Law360, New York (September 16, 2011, 3:20 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Friday tossed a political advocate's $1 billion suit against Facebook Inc. alleging the company took too long to remove an anti-Jewish page from its social networking site, ruling the man had missed the deadline to amend his complaint.

Freedom Watch founder Larry Klayman sued Facebook and company founder Mark Zuckerberg in Washington court in March, accusing the company of assault and negligence by allowing a user-created Facebook page threatening violence against Israeli Jews to remain on the site for several days. The...
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