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Winklevoss Twins Finally Give Up Fighting Facebook 160

Posted by samzenpus
from the keep-on-rowing dept.
An anonymous reader writes "Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's former Harvard classmates Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss, who accuse him of stealing their idea for the social network, have decided not to appeal to the Supreme Court. In a filing today with the federal court in San Francisco, the duo said that after 'careful consideration,' they decided not to seek Supreme Court review of the $65 million settlement."
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Winklevoss Twins Finally Give Up Fighting Facebook

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  • Just a thought... (Score:4, Interesting)

    by zill (1690130) on Wednesday June 22, 2011 @08:55PM (#36537090)

    $65 million

    Suppose I had a nemesis and I won the lottery, I would immediately send my nemesis a check for $1000 just to piss him off. He would anguish over it for weeks and would never cash it in the end.

    Seeing as how Zuckerberg's personal wealth is around $13.5 billion, this $65 million probably served a similar purpose.

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