[hackerspaces] Resolving a Facebook ban on a domain url

Rhys Rhaven rhys at rhavenindustrys.com
Tue Feb 7 23:01:09 CET 2012

I think its rather cool that you were referred to hackerspaces.org
because hackers would be knowledgeable on the subject. Unfortunately you
have to find someone who also agrees with you before they help. Sadly I
think you're peddling bullshit. 'Sacred Wisdom.' Lol.

On 02/04/2012 08:08 AM, Yogananda 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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