As an Internet lawyer, I cringe when read stories like this one.
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder, was sued four weeks ago by a guy who contracted with him in 2003 to do some freelance computer coding work for a thousand bucks.
The contract covers some social networking services for “The Face Book” and was signed about 9 months before Facebook was founded by Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg’s lawyer doesn’t deny that Zuckerberg signed this freelance agreement.
There’s too much unknown to determine whether Zuckerberg is going to lose Facebook to his old client. One of the best things he’s got going for him is that the guy waited 7 years file the lawsuit.
When you’re doing freelance projects, don’t give away the farm by signing contracts with the wrong type of language.
To your online success!
-Mike the Internet lawyer
P.S. If Zuckerberg had used my new Freelance Protector system, this would never have happened because the system protects what you own.