Winklevoss Twins Almost Decided To Stop Pursuing More Money From Facebook This Past Week

Yesterday Winklevoss twins Tyler and Cameron almost considered a decision to stop pursuing a reviewed lawsuit against Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook settled with the Winklevoss twins for $20 million in cash and $45 million in Facebook stock. But the twins want more… They want over $140 million from Zuckerberg and Facebook.

The twins prepared a statement earlier this week about how they still feel cheated by Zuckerberg. The settlement should have a far larger value than what was originally decided. The twins still believe that Zuckerberg did not come up with the idea for Facebook. The twins will be pursuing the case on January 11th in front of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco.

This isn’t the only court case that the Winklevoss’ are involved in. Wayne Chang claims to have ownership in ConnectU, meaning he wants some of the settlement money. “The principle is that they didn’t fight fair,” stated Tyler Winklevoss in an interview. “The principle is that Mark stole the idea.”

[New York Times]

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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