The drama over Facebook’s origins doesn’t want to go away and flames continue to be reignited as the Winkelvoss brothers, founders of ConnectU, continue to “stand for principles”. In an interview with BBC correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones, the brothers who previously won a reported $65 million settlement from Facebook plus stock options.
The brothers’ legal team has attempted to delay settlements, yet have been denied twice, according to Facebook. While Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, has been portrayed in a negative light regarding the founding of Facebook on a number of instances, the Winkelvoss brothers don’t have the most positive public perception following the continued pursuit of greater compensation.
It’s clearly a messy situation but at this point it looks like the Winkelvoss brothers are looking to make things even more of a mess.
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