Facebook files lawsuit, cracking down on fraudulent activity in China
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Facebook and Instagram filed a lawsuit late Friday in U.S. federal court against 4 companies and 3 people based in the People's Republic of China for the production and promotion of fake accounts, likes and followers on both platforms.
Details: The company's lawsuit also aims to prevent trademark infringement on its sites, and the use of Facebook branded domain names to operate on their websites — a practice called cyber squatting. Ultimately, the motivation for the suit is to stress that such fraudulent actions are unacceptable.