You Decide: The Winkleviis or Zuckerberg?
"It wasn't like these were individuals without help. Isn't it a little difficult to say this is a situation where they were taken advantage of?"
So said Judge J. Clifford Wallace on Tuesday to Jerome Falk Jr., the attorney representing the Winklevoss twins in their bid to reopen a 2008 settlement with Facebook and its founder Mark Zuckerberg. Basically, the Winkelvoss twins - immortalized in the movie "The Social Network" as "the Winkelvii," - argue that they're entitled to a much bigger chunk of change than they received. The basic argument: Facebook misled the twins, who used an out-of-date press release pegging the company's value at around $15 billion.
In response to the judge's query, Falk said: "I agree my clients were not behind the barn door when brains were passed out."
You can read more about what went on in court here. In the meantime, here's your big chance to assume judicial robes and weigh into our poll question below.
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