[hackerspaces] Resolving a Facebook ban on a domain url

Sean Bonner sean at seanbonner.com
Sun Feb 5 06:35:27 CET 2012

Did you check if your computer is plugged in?

On Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 11:08 PM, Yogananda <yogananda at padmayoga.dk> wrote:

> Hi all
> I have been recommend this forum by a friend and I hope that someone may
> be able to help out.
> I have a major issue with Facebook. One of my friends (FB profile: Baba
> Rampuri) sites is blocked on FB, so whenever someone posts a link to this
> domain "rampuri.com", a window pops up and says that the domain is
> blocked, due to spammy or offensive content. I assure you there is nothing
> that comes even close to that.
> None of our profile or fan pages have been blocked, it's only the domain
> URL - so far.
> I and about ten other people have tried contacting FB to get them to lift
> the ban, but have heard NOTHING from "them". It seems, to me, to be a fully
> automated computing process, with no trace of humans around.
> The reason the URL is blocked is most likely because of a power struggle
> going on in the American yogabusiness, and we are confronting and
> challenging some of the big players (the Ashtanga yoga cult and the Hare
> Krishnas). We have been "attacked" on other levels as well.
> Does anyone have an idea how to get in contact with a human being working
> in FB or does anyone know someone at FB, preferably in the US ??!!!???
> Facebook should also have a "whitelist" of sites reviewed and approved by
> them, so that eventhough someone should report the "whitelisted" domain as
> spam, nothing will happen, because it is already given Marc's stamp of
> approval. How to get on that list ??!!!??
> Thanks, any ideas are very appreciated !!
> Yogananda
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