Facebook, Washington AG Target 'Clickjacking' Scheme

Law360, New York (January 26, 2012, 7:05 PM EST) -- Facebook Inc. and Washington state on Thursday hit Adscend Media LLC with separate suits over the online advertising company's alleged “clickjacking” schemes, in which Facebook users were tricked into visiting sites that paid Adscend for referral traffic.

Facebook's complaint in California federal court accuses Adscend and two of its co-owners of breach of contract, violating the Lanham Act and running afoul of the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003, also known as the CAN-SPAM Act.

Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna's...
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