Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss: 2 Legit 2 Quit
Twins are challenging appeals court decision

There were many that probably thought the feud between Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss was over when the courts awarded the pair $65 million. The twins didn’t think $65 million was enough money and appealed the case.

It looks like the Winklevoss twins will take the matter as far as they can to find a favorable settlement, even after the courts upheld the $65 million settlement in April of 2011. The long running legal battle between the twins and Zuckerberg stems from the allegation that Zuckerberg store the idea for Facebook from them. The story was dramatized in the movie "The Social Network".

The twins are challenging the appeals court ruling that forced them to take the $65 million settlement offer reached in 2008 and are taking the matter to the Supreme Court. Zuckerberg's legal team argued in a filing with the appeals court, "Facebook bargained for litigation peace. The time to end this litigation has long since passed."

Facebook's legal team believes the twins are having settlers' remorse.

The Winklevoss twins claim that the $65 million settlement was fraudulent because Facebook hid information from them and they want more money. The new legal proceedings do mean that Facebook and Zuckerberg can’t seek the dismissal of another suit filed in a Boston court. Facebook is facing suit by Paul Ceglia who claims he contracted with Facebook for a stake in the company.

The appeals court judge where the settlement of $65 million was affirmed was Judge Alex Kozinski. Kozinski stated, "At some point, litigation must come to an end. That point has now been reached." He also stated, "The Winklevosses are not the first parties bested by a competitor who then seek to gain through litigation what they were unable to achieve in the marketplace."

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