[–] speedisavirus 3 points 14 points (+17|-3) ago 

I highly doubt that's how the terms of service reads.

[–] senpaithatignoresyou 3 points 22 points (+25|-3) ago 

It's an interesting thing, but if shadow banning is not in a term of service, then that means that they have violated it, on their end.

So if say, you ran a script that posted max characters in a post, and spammed the site for hours causing massive amounts of memory to be taken up, and the other users could not see the posts and are unable to report them, then this would be a legal use of the service on your end, due to them violating their end and preventing your posts from being read.

Theoretically, it would be possible to run a guerrilla campaign, and if you were sneaky about where and how you posted, you could cause serious memory issues. Sure it would take a long time, but if say a thousand shadow banned users did this for a few hours each day for a month, it would cause some issues.

[–] P33psh04h 2 points 2 points (+4|-2) ago 

This is a highly intelligent post.

[–] speedisavirus 2 points 1 points (+3|-2) ago 

It's an interesting thing, but if shadow banning is not in a term of service, then that means that they have violated it, on their end

Not likely. I put money on it not stating anything about them having to or being required to permit views of your content you create. This would have to go to court and a court decide you have some sort of implied right to have your content treated equally because their ToS definitely doesn't as it would prevent "promoted content".

then this would be a legal use of the service on your end

This would fall under any number of things they have declared as malicious use and would not be within the ToS. Like this line directly from it:

We may also suspend or disable your account if you create risk or legal exposure for us or when we are permitted or required to do so by law.

Using their service with intent to harm their service would fall under "create risk".

you could cause serious memory issues

How many bots are you going to run to overwhelm facebook without being rate limited? They have many thousands of servers probably all with 64gb+ RAM and many petabytes of disk space.

[–] iamlegion 1 points -1 points (+0|-1) ago 

You, and your teams may be able to create an, but you'll be better of using their animated content and scheduling your tweets to deploy at the same time; in unison.

media.twitter.com

Some accounts may not be able to use this tool, but many of you should be able to really make an impact with this.

[–] cats_taste_good 5 points -1 points (+4|-5) ago 

Theoretically, it would be possible to run a guerrilla campaign

Theoretically, morons like you are too dumb to breathe. And yet here you are. Still alive and kicking.

[–] fellowkikepeople 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Could be an illegal contract.

[–] speedisavirus 1 points -1 points (+0|-1) ago 

They are right. It's not a contact per definition there of. Not to mention it has an arbitration clause so to even take it to court of law you need to make a case that arbitration failed.

[–] elitch2 4 points -1 points (+3|-4) ago 

It's not any kind of contract.

FFS.

[–] speedisavirus 2 points -2 points (+0|-2) ago 

Could be. I'm just saying I highly doubt that the description is what the user agreed to in use of service. I've read Googles a number of years back and it definitely didn't at the time state any way to delete your data.

[–] Imightnotbetrolling 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

It ends up being irrelevant what TOS or other contracts say in many circumstances.

[–] Pointyball 1 points -1 points (+0|-1) ago 

Found a member of Facebooks legal team and ten of their friends here.

[–] speedisavirus 1 points -1 points (+0|-1) ago 

If all it takes to be a lawyer is common sense and good reading comprehension sign me up. I can get out of the sjw den tech world and make money destroying them.

[–] P33psh04h 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

There is nothing legal about Facebook.

[–] aimeejamey 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

This is kind of a dumb idea. Facebook is CIA collecting way more on you than you can fathom and under the Patriot Act so technically legal. Either way, you lose.

[–] bagano1 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

That's your dumbass's fault if you didn't back your photos up on your own computer. Fuck that site.

[–] Inaminit 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

If you read the terms of service you will see that you basically waive your right to any legal recourse and agree to indemnify them of any and all liability as a condition of using the website.

[–] theshopper 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

You gave them the willing GIFT of your info via the TOS, that's it.

Only a normie faggot now in 2018 is worried about privacy lol.

[–] TurdLord5000 1 points 1 points (+2|-1) ago 

Yeah. Show us a copy of that contract you signed with Facebook, buddy.

[–] ScannerDarkly 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Return your info? I don't get the point. It's already been sold. Too Late. What do you want them to do? Box up all your records and send a hard copy?

[–] Kannibal 1 points -1 points (+0|-1) ago 

you have the ability to download your data now.

what you want is the ability to scrub squeeky clean every element of your presence in the system.

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