Facebook takes legal action against “clickjacking” before

With the support of Washington state’s first legal action against Facebook, the so-called “clickjacking” before. Targeting the enterprise is adscendens Media , an advertising network that is suspected of transporting illegal advertising methods via an affiliate program in social networks.
Facebook and the Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna have separately charges levied against the company. The plaintiffs rely on violations of U.S. anti-spam law ” CAN-SPAM Act “and the” Commercial Electronic Mail Act “of Washington state.

According to the reasoning adscendens and partners have sent messages to Facebook users, who pretended to be friends. The messages should have included links, for example, with the lyrics “Can not Believe a 2 year old is doing this,” or “{Video} OMG! See what happened to his Girlfriend!” were provided.

The aim was to entice recipients to click on the links. Advertised on the website is then not see the promised content was so, but should have been attempted using tricks to get users to purchase products, or to undetected click on a Like button that was hidden behind other content. According to the indictment behind it a viral system. Assumptions of Facebook According adscendens earn annually with this method, more than 20 million U.S. dollars. In a first opinion, the advertising agency of all allegations themselves. source