BUFFALO — Another round of legal arguments is scheduled in a New York man’s lawsuit claiming part-ownership of Facebook. Lawyers for Paul Ceglia and the Palo Alto, Calif.-based social networking site are to appear Wednesday in federal court in Buffalo. Facebook wants the judge to halt pre-trial exchanges of evidence until he decides whether the […]
BUFFALO — Attorneys for Facebook sought the dismissal Monday of what they called an “opportunistic and fraudulent” lawsuit by a New York man claiming half-ownership of the social networking site. The attorneys asserted that Paul Ceglia, of Wellsville, had forged documents, fabricated emails and destroyed evidence, and said he had waited too long — six […]
NEW YORK — Facebook is warning employers not to demand the passwords of job applicants, saying that it’s an invasion of privacy that opens companies to legal liabilities. The social networking company is also threatening legal action. An Associated Press story this week documented cases of job applicants who are being asked, at the interview […]
BUFFALO — An upstate New York man who claims he’s entitled to half ownership of Facebook has added five attorneys to his legal team. Paul Ceglia’s lead attorney, Dean Boland, said Monday that the addition of three attorneys from the New York City firm, Milberg LLP, along with attorneys Peter Skivington of Geneseo and Robert […]
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is baring its business soul. The unveiling came late Wednesday when the company that depends on people to share their lives online filed its plans to raise $5 billion in an initial public offering of stock. It’s a revelatory moment that prospective investors, curious competitors and nosy reporters have been awaiting […]
BUFFALO — A man who is suing for part ownership of Facebook has been fined $5,000 for failing to fully comply with a court order to give experts access to his email accounts. Paul Ceglia also was ordered to pay Facebook’s court costs in trying to obtain the material, which Facebook said would help expose […]
As Facebook’s search functionality has improved, law firm marketers say now is a good time to create a business page on Facebook. If you haven’t already set up a fan page — or if you have been violating Facebook policy by showcasing your firm on an individual profile page — here are some tips for […]
Nothnagle has added a feature to search properties and view “guided tour” videos on its Facebook page. Consumers can go to www.Facebook.com/NothnagleRealtors and select “Property Videos” on the left-side of the page. Similar to Nothnagle.com, a consumer can conduct a property search by the type of property they are seeking, location and pricing parameters, then […]
BUFFALO — A New York man who’s been staying in Ireland while his lawsuit claiming half ownership of Facebook is argued has been told to come home. The Buffalo News reports that a federal judge ordered Paul Ceglia on Wednesday to return to western New York to search for a missing flash drive that Facebook […]
BUFFALO — A New York man’s claim that he’s entitled to half ownership of Facebook is again before a federal judge. Legal arguments are scheduled in Buffalo on Wednesday in Paul Ceglia’s lawsuit against the social network site and its founder Mark Zuckerberg. The Wellsville man claims he’s got a Zuckerberg-signed contract from 2003 that […]
ALBANY — New York state’s sex offender registry is now available on Facebook. Acting Criminal Justice Commissioner Sean Byrne says with Halloween around the corner, parents now have another tool to learn where sex offenders live so they can steer their kids away from those homes.
As more and more individuals and businesses participate in social media, the amount of litigation-related information on sites like Facebook and Twitter is rising. For lawyers, these sites can be an electronic discovery gold mine — or they can be the downfall of a case.
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