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This article was published on July 19, 2008


Facebook sues German copycat, more to come?

Facebook sues German copycat, more to come?
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Facebook has started to take action against their copycats, and filled a copyright lawsuit against German copycat StudiVZ, in what they claim is an infringement of Facebook’s “look, feel, features and services”. This claim is filled a month after Facebook won the accusation filled by ConnectU, claiming that Mark Zuckerberg was a copy cat and stole the social platform idea in 2004.

Facebook in Germany

Facebook has launched a German version of their social network a few months ago, but has problems to attract visitors. StudiVZ claims to (read more)