Facebook case in the name of the owner facebook.com.bd

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Facebook.com has filed a lawsuit against a man named SK Shamsul Alam for allocating a domain name from Facebook.com.bd seeking compensation of US 50,000 (Tk 44 lakh).

On Sunday (November 22), Facebook-appointed lawyer SM Ariful Islam filed the case in the Dhaka District Judge's Court. Case number - 41/2020. The court fee will be submitted on December 1.

Ariful Islam said, after the matter came to his notice, my senior gave notice to BTCL and the concerned organization to stop it. But they haven't closed the domain yet. Instead, the person advertised the domain for sale. The domain is priced at US 8 million.

He said that Facebook has sent legal notices to the website more than once. But Facebook has filed a case for not stopping it. The lawsuit seeks a permanent ban on the domain, as well as $ 50,000 in damages.