Social networking site Facebook has submitted to the site owners faceporn.com claim the protection of its own brand. It is reported by Computerworld.
After filing a lawsuit Faceporn’s work suspended. At the moment it hangs the announcement of the temporary unavailability of the resource. “We are doing everything possible to resume work after recovery to become better than before. We are prepared to launch a completely new version of the site, which should be the best porn sites in history,” – said in a statement.
Guide Facebook requires a court to block the work pornoresursa, and also gave rights to the domain owner faceporn.com social network. Thus the administration Facebook hopes to “protect the integrity of its brand.”
Facebook lawsuit was filed Oct. 15, 2010 in U.S. District Court of Northern California. According to the materials charge, Faceporn “openly copied” logo and the name of Facebook, and copyrighted the “wall” of the user. Members Faceporn had the opportunity to post links and messages on the pages of friends, as well as “flirt” with the party liked the same function “wink” on Facebook.
Previously, Facebook had already sued for its own brand, for example, from an educational social network Teachbook. While this online service was not like the Facebook design, it allows teachers from different countries communicate with each other. Litigation Claim Facebook, gave rise to indignation critics of social networks, which stated that the company actually usurped the commonly used English words such as “book”.
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