Facebook Sues German Company for "Knock-Off" Website

Facebook filed an intellectual property lawsuit against a German company that it has accused of running a "knock-off" of the social networking website. In a complaint filed in a California court, Facebook accused StudiVZ -- a German company that claims 10m users and calls itself “the most successful social network in Germany, Austria and Switzerland” -- of "copying the look, feel, features and services" of the Facebook site.

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