Winklevii Promise To Appeal To Supreme Court

from the and-the-court-will-laugh dept

Well, that didn't take long at all. We noted that the tone deaf Winklevoss twins would probably appeal their latest legal "loss," which "only" entitles them to the $160 million or so from their original settlement with Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg. Even while I said I expected them to appeal since they'd already gone this far, there was still a little voice in the back of my head saying they couldn't possibly think that the Supreme Court could see a Constitutional issue to consider in their case. And yet... hours later, the Winklevii lawyer has announced plans to appeal to the Supreme Court. And I will announce plans to not laugh out loud when the Supreme Court turns them down.
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    B. Nicholson (profile), 17 May 2011 @ 5:45am

    To get anything at all, they must have them dead to rights

    Being just a couple of guys demonstrating absolute proof of their contention is how they finally got anything at all. Their complaint seeks redress of their unconscionable injury due to loathsome misbehavior on the part of the billionaire's vast negotiation team who felt no obligation to be forthcoming and never saw themselves as having a fiduciary duty to the real co-owners of the company. I do hope that the twins finally get a fair shake.
    I have a similar problem with another website, (www.pheromones.com) but there will be no justice for me.
    That's my handprint in Borne Identity, and notes in my handwriting appear in E.T., Close Encounters, K-PAX, Good Will Hunting, Dead Poets Society and Back to the Future. I invented "The Force", "The Jedi", and "The Pirate Code". Inception, Avatar, Titanic, Forrest Gump, Phantom Menace--all were my creations, but all I got was a pack of microcassette tapes and $1.00 for my cave sax solo in Dead Poets Society in return for signing a piece of paper I couldn't have a copy of. There is absolutely no justice in America, unless the twins can be vindicated and properly and promptly paid.

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