[hackerspaces] Resolving a Facebook ban on a domain url

Chris Weiss cweiss at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 23:28:44 CET 2012

On Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 8:08 AM, 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

so, facebook spews on about the "hacker way" in their SEC filing and
now all the sudden we're all buddies?

so, yeah.

get all your fans to petition faceless corporation to unban you.  or,
sue them, and those you think wrongly banned you.  "pretty please"
doens't work on facebook inc, it's run by money grubbing asses.

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