A judge ruled last week that PhoneDog.com, a web-based community of cell phone information, has properly pled a trade secret and conversion claim arising out of Phonedog’s allegations that it is entitled to certain Twitter followers that a former employee had built up during his four years at the company, where he worked as a blogger.
The case raises at least two questions. First, who owns a company Twitter account? Second, how much is a Twitter follower worth?
The social networking site brings action against Twittad, an online advertising service, for use of the
The social network and blogging site, Twitter, has been forced to hand over details