Palo Alto, Calif. – Facebook has filed suit against adult
website operator and Penthouse publisher FriendFinder Networks, alleging
trademark infringement over the company’s FaceBookOfSex.com website,
The site offers many of the same features as Facebook, but
encourages users to upload pornographic content.
The lawsuit seeks the transfer
or cancellation of a number of related domain names, as well as $100,000 in
damages for each of the domains, and unspecified punitive damages.
also targets 100 ‘John Doe’ defendants who are operating affiliate marketing
websites that link up to FaceBookOfSex.com.