[LINK] SMH: 'Facebook leads attack on internet filter'

eric scheid eric.scheid at ironclad.net.au
Tue Mar 22 13:07:37 AEDT 2011

On 22/3/11 9:12 AM, "Kim Holburn" <kim at holburn.net> wrote:

> You know I find this very, very creepy.  As if I didn't find facebook creepy
> enough.  Facebook checks everything in everyone's accounts?  Oh, and some are
> blocked for inappropriate content?  What are the others blocked for?  If they
> are exercising editorial control can they be held liable for the content?

in another article in possibly another paper, I saw mention that Facebook
was closing accounts where the user lied about their age, specifically to
get around the "you must be 13 or older" Terms of Service clause. So, not
"editorial control" per se.

The 20,000 figure was mentioned in that context too.


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