Court: Facebook Likes Are Not Property

by David Cohen
Facebook likes can be viewed any number of ways, but according to a federal court judge in Florida, they cannot be considered property. That declaration was part of the ruling in a lawsuit filed against BET by insurance agent Stacey Mattocks over a fan page for The Game, a series on the cable network. As reported by The Hollywood Reporter's Hollywood, Esq.Read the full article

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