Facebook Fails In Bid To Sanction ConnectU

Law360, New York (November 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has shot down Facebook Inc.’s bid to impose sanctions against ConnectU LLC after finding that Facebook had failed to show that its rival social networking site made any materially false discovery responses or representations.

In an order handed down Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Magistrate Judge Richard Seeborg denied Facebook’s motion for sanctions, stating that although the motion was based on a number of different allegedly wrongful acts, all of the claimed misconduct related to apparent...
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