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News Bytecontinuing case in which Paul Ceglia sued Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over a supposed 2003 contract entitling Ceglia to 50 percent of Facebook could be drawing to a close. On Tuesday, a New York judge ordered Ceglia to pay $5,000 for contempt of court, plus some of Facebook’s legal fees, after Ceglia tried to avoid handing over his email account information. Ceglia has seen a string of legal teams abandon the case. A lawyer for Facebook told the Buffalo News that the company will try to get the case dismissed.
BoomTown loves the spoof videos that late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel does–Hello, Humpilates!–and this one featuring actor Christoph Waltz is another great one. Waltz always plays scary dudes–usually, some version of a Nazi, if not one, in fact–in movies, and so making him a homicidal judge on the talent show “American Idol” is perfection.
It seems Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the Don Quixote twins of the digital age, have tilted at yet another legal windmill unsuccessfully. So now, after losing another court challenge to overturn a previous court challenge, they’ll have to settle for $65 million. Actually, $100 million, which is how much shares in Facebook have appreciated since the pair and also Divya Narendra settled with the social networking giant.