NY Man Seeks Half Ownership In Facebook

Law360, New York (April 12, 2011, 12:40 AM EDT) -- Paul Ceglia, a New York resident who initially claimed he owned 84 percent of Facebook Inc. through a contract with founder Mark Zuckerberg, is now saying he is owed half of the social networking giant, claiming he has emails to prove it.

According to Ceglia's amended complaint filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, Zuckerberg violated a written contract from April 2003 that promised Ceglia a 50 percent interest in the software, programming language and business interests from the...
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