Federal judge sides with Facebook against an adware company that wanted to use the site for its own ends

A federal judge ruled that Facebook has the right to exclude users if they install a program that alters the look of its website and swaps out its ad offerings.

In a ruling issued Thursday in San Diego, U.S. District Judge Cathy Ann Bencivengo dismissed an antitrust complaint filed by Sambreel, a controversial advertising company that offers products with names like PageRage that let users tweak the look of their Facebook page.

via Judge says “no fundamental right to use Facebook,” tosses antitrust case — Tech News and Analysis.

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