Facebook Paid $65 Million to Settle ConnectU Lawsuit

Facebook paid $65 million to settle a lawsuit from the founders of ConnectU, a rival social network that claimed Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg stole the idea from them while they were all at Harvard, a legal blog called the The Recorder reports. The blog cites an announcement from the law firm of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges -- which represented ConnectU -- that states, "Won $65 million settlement against Facebook."

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