Firm's CEO Found Personally Liable For Spam, Fraud Violations Against Facebook

Firm's CEO Found Personally Liable For Spam, Fraud Violations Against Facebook

SAN JOSE, Calif. - In a Sept. 25 order denying a social media aggregator firm's motion to reconsider a 2012 ruling that found it guilty of spam and computer fraud violations against Facebook Inc., a California federal judge also determined that the company's CEO "authorized and directed" the illegal activities, making him personally liable under the statutes (Facebook Inc. v. Power Ventures Inc., et al., No. 5:08-cv-05780, N.D. Calif.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 137890).

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