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Facebook Facing Yet Another Legal Challenge

Although the Winkilevoss twins were vanquished in the court last Monday, it seems, more troubles are waiting for Facebook as it faces another lawsuit by one Paul Ceglia over the ownership of the social networking giant.

Paul Ceglia claims the he invested somewhere around $1000 in Facebook way back in 2003, the amount supposedly being 50% of the total cost of Facebook during that time.

This is not the first time though when Ceglia has dragged Mark Zuckerberg and his company into the court. He filed another lawsuit last year against the company claiming partial ownership. However to prove his point this time, he reportedly hired a new firm and also came up with a flock of potential evidences in the form of emails, allegedly from Zuckerberg himself.

A July 2004 email, allegedly from Zuckerberg to Ceglia reads: “I am really sorry I behaved as I did. Please give me your address and I will mail you back the $2,000 for your trouble, more if it will repair our business relationship,"

Experts believe that if these evidences are to be counted on, Facebook may not likely get an easy escape this time as it did the previous time with the Winkilevoss brothers.

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.