Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are not ready to give up their fight against Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for allegedly stealing their idea to create a social networking site. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, the twins have appealed the decision of a three-judge appeals court panel and asked that the case be reviewed by a larger panel of judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco.
As noted in a previous post, three former Harvard colleagues of Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg have been continuing to pursue litigation against Zuckerberg even though they settled a lawsuit against him in 2008.
The previous post began to discuss the continuing legal saga between Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook and the Winklevoss twins as it was discussed in a recent piece in The New York Times. Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss claim that Mark Zuckerberg stole their idea for an online social networking site while the three were students at Harvard. Also involved in the litigation is Divya Narendra.
The recent movie, "The Social Network," delved into the business dealings and disagreements that have surrounded the formation and growth of the wildly successful Facebook. The film also told the story of the Winklevoss twins, Tyler and Cameron, who contend that Mark Zuckerberg stole their idea for an online social networking site when he created Facebook.
Time magazine has named its "Person of the Year" for 2010: Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Since 1927, Time magazine has been choosing a "Person of the Year" who they deem has most significantly influenced our culture over the past year.