Businessman in false Facebook profile libel action


A businessman is suing a former friend for creating a false Facebook profile using his personal information in what is thought to be the first defamation case involving the social networking website.

The Daily Telegraph and Daily Telegraph report that Mathew Firsht is suing for libel and misuse of private information in the High Court after camerman Grant Raphael put false information about his political views and sexual orientation on the page.

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