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ConnectU (originally HarvardConnection) was a social networking website launched on May .... In 2004, ConnectU filed a lawsuit against Facebook alleging that creator Mark ... A settlement agreement ...

Rivals sue Facebook, seek site shutdown | InfoWorld


Jul 25, 2007 ... ConnectU founders allege Facebook creator stole their ideas and trade secrets to ... ConnectU originally filed the lawsuit in September 2004, but it was ... they began working on Harvard Connection, a social networking site that they ... This story, "Rivals sue Facebook, seek site shutdown" was originally ...

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Jul 25, 2007 ... Facebook started in 2004, a few months before ConnectU went online, ... the idea for the Harvard Connection Web site, and in fact he did so.".

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Nov 11, 2010 ... The lawsuit against Facebook was filed in 2004, and a settlement agreement for both cases was reached in February, 2008, valued at $65 million. ... TL;DR ConnectU retains law firm, sues Facebook and reaches a settlement ... It's important to understand that even if Mark Z did steal their idea, which he ...

The Truth Behind Facebook's Founding is Finally Revealed


Mar 5, 2010 ... A week after he launched the site in 2004, Mark was accused by three Harvard ... Woodlock also wrote, “Dorm room chit-chat does not make a contract. ... Cameron, Tyler, and Divya brought up their idea for Harvard Connection, and .... In February 2008, Facebook and ConnectU agreed to settle the lawsuit.

Winklevoss Twins v. Facebook: Case Closed | PCWorld


Apr 12, 2011 ... Facebook agreed in 2008 to settle the dispute over who came up with the ... the original case against Facebook (and Zuckerberg) was brought in 2004 by ... ( originally called Harvard Connection), also a social networking site.

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Apr 13, 2011 ... Who is Paul Ceglia, and does he actually have a case? ... When Facebook took off in 2004, Zuckerberg and another ... In March 2008, the ConnectU founders filed another lawsuit, attempting to rescind the settlement.

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How does Mark Zuckerberg feel about the Facebook movie and books? ... Our research into the real story behind the Facebook movie confirmed that in June 2004, ... to approach Zuckerberg for help with their Harvard Connection website idea. .... Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss rowed in the 2008 Beijing Olympics men's ...

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Sep 23, 2010 ... When Facebook settled with the Winklevoss brothers, their father, and business partner Divvya Narendra back in February 2008, it handed them $20 ... of the company during settlement talks, the pair plan to sue Facebook again. .... in 2004 changed to Harvard Connect To You) run by Cameron and Taylor ...

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Facebook page of Robert Reich BLOG: www.robertreich.org. TWITTER: rbreich. NEWEST ... There's no evidence she did official favors for any of them. ..... why don't people with resources sue them for their constant skewed representation of ..... of greater transparency in presidential campaigns (since his 2008 campaign,  ...

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Why did ConnectU sue Facebook in 2004 and 2008 - Answers.com


In 2004 ConnectU sued Mark Zuckerberg for breach of contract by using its source code to independently develop the Facebook social networking platform.

Facebook To Settle With ConnectU | TechCrunch


Facebook is said to be finalizing a settlement with founders of ConnectU, ... Posted Apr 7, 2008 by Duncan Riley ... counter case that claimed that ConnectU illegally hacked into Facebook in 2004, stole ... to connect with friends and family as well as make new connections. .... But ConnectU story does put a stain on Mark.

Facebook to settle the ConnectU case | SocialTimes - Adweek


By admin on Apr. 7, 2008 - 9:00 PM Comment ... classmate Divya Narendra, originally filed suit against Facebook in 2004, claiming that Mark Zuckerberg and his ...