Winklevoss Twins Drop Facebook Appeal

They were going to ask the Supreme Court for a review
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 22, 2011 5:37 PM CDT
In this Sept. 29, 2010, photo, Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss attend a screening of 'The Social Network' in New York.   (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
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(Newser) – The Winklevoss twins are finally packing it in. Cameron and Tyler have dropped plans to appeal their Facebook settlement to the Supreme Court, reports Reuters. The twins say Mark Zuckerberg stole the idea for Facebook and owes them more than the $65 million cash-and-stock settlement they agreed to in 2008. Lower courts disagreed, however. In a federal court filing today in San Francisco, the twins said they decided not to ask the Supreme Court to weigh in after "careful consideration." (Read more Winklevoss twins stories.)

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