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Court Proceedings to be served via Facebook

Col Jon Ross
London England, CA

May 30, 2012 — The English High Court has approved the use of Facebook for a claim to be served on a Defendant.

Mr Justice Teare has approved the use of Facebook as a means of serving a claim form after there were difficulties locating one of the parties in a commercial claim. The case involves a claim by AKO Capital LLP and AKO Master Fund Ltd seeking the recovery of monies allegedly over charged by their broker. The High Court allowed the use of the social networking site after it became difficult to locate one of the parties.

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