Ceglia v. Zuckerberg et al
DECLARATION signed by Paul Ceglia re 397 Memorandum in Support, 396 MOTION for Discovery Notice of Motion filed by Paul D. Ceglia. (Boland, Dean)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
PAUL D. CEGLIA,
Civii Action No. : 1:10-cv-00569-RJA
OF PAUL CEGLIA
MARK ELLIOT ZUCKERBERG, Individually, and
DECLARANT, submits this declaration and hereby declares under penalty of
perjury and pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1746 and under the laws of the United States
that the following is true and correct:
1. I make this declaration
upon personal knowledge.
2. On or about January or February of 2003 I
posted an advertisement on
Craigslist New York for a computer programmer.
The advertisement did not include my phone number.
accepted applications, including the one from Mark Zuckerberg, via email
On or about February or March of 2003
selected Mark Zuckerberg as the
Throughout February, March and April of 2003 time
emails with Mark Zuckerberg to begin to explain in greater detail the work
wanted completed and to explain my need for a search engine. Dozens of
emails were exchanged with Mark Zuckerberg in those three months.
Those emails included drafts of what became the eventual Facebook Contract
that we signed on April 28,2003 in Boston.
We both arranged a meeting in Boston for
April 28,2003 to sign an agreement,
now known as the Facebook Contract.
After our meeting and signing in Boston we discussed via email the concerns
that Mark had over specific areas of the build in the weeks leading up to the
official start date of May 24, t}i'e day after Mark's classes at Harvard ended for
10. During the week of May 24 through May 31, 2003, countless emails were
exchanged as continual issues arose that required my input.
11. I continued to both
by email and occasionally speak to Mark
Zuckerberg on the phone about the ongoing project.
12. In November of 2003 Mark Zuckerberg and I again began to communicate
regularly via email.
13. Mark Zuckerberg sent me numerous emails between November 2003 and
December 31, 2003. That email communication continued into 2004.
I hereby declare under penalty of perjury and pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1746
under the laws of the United States that the following is true and correct:
DATED: May 30, 2012.