Facebook sues Bangkok resident for selling fraudulent ad tools

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FILE PHOTO: A 3D-printed Facebook logo is seen placed on a keyboard in this illustration taken March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) sued a Bangkok-based Indian man on Thursday for developing and marketing a software to bypass the social network’s advertising review process and deliver prohibited ads to users.

Basant Gajjar used “cloaking”, a technique that hides the true content of ads and presents something different on the surface for users on the platform, which prevented Facebook’s review process from identifying improper ads, the company said.

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