ConnectU alleges that the founder of Facebook worked for it when he when he was an undergraduate. It has sued, alleging copyright infringement, breach of contract, theft of trade secret and other causes. It had sued several years ago, and re-filed the complaint this past March. There has been some coverage of this lawsuit in the past however it has been mostly under the radar. There’s a burst of coverage now due to an upcoming hearing on Facebook’s motion to dismiss.
Email me and I’ll send you the complaint, Facebook’s Motion to Dismiss and ConnectU’s response to the MTD.
Coverage from Slashdot, TechCrunch, and Portfolio.
ConnectU, Inc. v Facebook, Inc., Mark Zuckerberg, et. al., 1:07-CV-10593-DPW (D. Mass)