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Thursday, February 23, 2012

Peter Angelos Is Suing Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook

You don’t get to shatz on 1 million Oriole fans without making a few enemies!

What do Peter Angelos and the Winklevoss twins have in common?  They both have lawsuits against Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook.

Angelos, the Orioles owner and infamous lawyer,  and fellow Baltimore lawyer William Murphy have filed a class action lawsuit in a California federal court against Facebook according to Gary Haber of the Baltimore Business Journal.

The two are “alleging that the social media giant unlawfully tracked the Internet activities of the website’s users,” according to Haber.

Repoz Posted: February 23, 2012 at 01:29 PM | 11 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: media, orioles

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   1. bigglou115 is not an Illuminati agent Posted: February 23, 2012 at 01:37 PM (#4067139)
Maybe Angelos will be distracted enough by this lawsuit that the Orioles might get a little better until its settled.
   2. SOLockwood Posted: February 23, 2012 at 01:48 PM (#4067152)
This is sort of like the Iran-Iraq War -- can they please both lose?
   3. JJ1986 Posted: February 23, 2012 at 02:00 PM (#4067169)
What do Peter Angelos and the Winklevoss twins have in common?


Angelos is 6'5", 220 lbs and there are two of him?
   4. Walt Davis Posted: February 23, 2012 at 04:30 PM (#4067279)
I bet he ticked the "I agree to the terms and conditions" box without actually reading them, didn't he?
   5. Gamingboy Posted: February 23, 2012 at 04:32 PM (#4067282)
Whoever wins...
   6. LA Podcasting Hombre of Anaheim Posted: February 23, 2012 at 04:46 PM (#4067303)
As if anyone is still following the Orioles.
   7. Joey B. is counting the days to Trea Turner Posted: February 23, 2012 at 04:50 PM (#4067306)
He probably has a better case here than that crap about cell phones causing brain cancer.
   8. esseff Posted: February 23, 2012 at 04:56 PM (#4067316)
Being an attorney for Facebook sounds like pretty steady work.
   9. Rough Carrigan Posted: February 23, 2012 at 09:28 PM (#4067563)
So . . Facebook is made of asbestos? Who knew?
   10. Rough Carrigan Posted: February 23, 2012 at 09:30 PM (#4067565)
I bet he ticked the "I agree to the terms and conditions" box without actually reading them, didn't he?


You would think he would have learned after clicking a similar box in an email from Apple and ending up as part of the human "cent-iPad".
   11. TVerik, who wonders what the hell is "Ansky" Posted: February 23, 2012 at 09:39 PM (#4067569)
That's just how Angelos shows aggression. Just fire into the air and he'll run off.

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