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2012-01-27 10:14:45

Facebook and the U.S. state of Washington (WA) are suing Adscend Media, accusing them of a practice called “clickjacking,” which fools users of the No. 1 social network service into visiting advertising sites, revealing personal information and spreading the scam to others. The lawsuit alleges that Adscend Media has profited more than $1 million per month by using bogus pages on Facebook to whisk people away to other sites. The lawsuit charges that the Delaware-based online ad...