Software Firm Must Hand Over Info In Facebook Spat

Law360, New York (December 13, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Social networking site Facebook Inc. has won a bid to compel a software contractor — hired by rival ConnectU LLC to access Facebook contacts — to turn over information about the Internet addresses the company used to obtain the data.

In an order filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Magistrate Judge Richard Seeborg said that Pacific Northwest Software and Winston Williams failed to demonstrate that they had made adequate efforts to fully respond to Facebook's interrogatory requests.

Facebook had...
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