Facebook sues porn company over hacking

Monday, 17 December 2007, 4:51 PM EST

Facebook is suing seventeen people and a Canadian Internet porn company for allegedly trying to mine the popular social networking site for its users' personal details.

Facebook alleges that in June servers controlled by the defendants used automated scripts to make more than 200,000 requests for personal information stored on Facebook's site. The allegations are contained in an amended lawsuit filed earlier this month in U.S. District Court in San Jose, California.

At PC World.

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