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xDxD.vs.xDxD on Tue, 12 Jan 2010 19:40:21 +0100 (CET)


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Re: <nettime> Facebook demands Cease & Desist for the "Web 2.0 Suicide Machine"


On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 3:14 PM, Jeffrey Fisher <jeff.jfisher {AT} gmail.com>wrote:

> I was thinking more about an application like Tweetdeck, which collects
> your
> login information so as to retrieve your FB news feed and post to your FB
> wall. If collection of login info is the tack they're taking, there are a
> number of apps used by a lot of people that should receive C&D
> notifications.
>

hey!

I also have an app that requests FB user+password !

I want a C&D, too!

we, actually, should do anything to achieve our own C&D from FB.

why don't we.. what.. let's say, write a nice letter to FB's lawyers
requesting our own C&D letter, for various reasons. let's say a couple
thousands of them...

oh, I think i can get at least 2 of them, as i clearly remember, once,
that my girlfriend once called me up on the phone asking me to check
if she received a response to a FB message. I clearly remember asking
her "can you give me your login and password, so that i can login?"

yes, i guess i'll ask for 2 C&Ds

xDxD








On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 3:14 PM, Jeffrey Fisher <jeff.jfisher {AT} gmail.com> wrote:
On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 6:23 AM, Florian Cramer <fc-nettime {AT} pleintekst.nl>wrote:

> On Monday, January 11 2010, 12:45 (-0500), paolo - molleindustria wrote:
>
> > I think the key of the cease and desist letter (aside of the IP
> > infringement that can be defended as fair use/parody) is the login
> > information. Both projects ask for the Facebook username and password, a
> > practice similar to the malicious phishing. FB has APIs that allow third
> > parties to interface with their system but the login process is never
> > "outsourced" as it potentially grants access to private data of unaware
> > users (the friends of the user).
>
> But, on the other hand, since both sites are software applications
> accessing Facebook and providing an interface between the user and
> Facebook's server, Facebbook could just as well send Cease and Desist
> letters to all operators of web proxy servers and even to all
> manufacturers of web browsers.
?<...>

I was thinking more about an application like Tweetdeck, which collects your
login information so as to retrieve your FB news feed and post to your FB
wall. If collection of login info is the tack they're taking, there are a
number of apps used by a lot of people that should receive C&D
notifications.

hey!

I also have an app that requests FB user+password !

I want a C&D, too!

we, actually, should do anything to achieve our own C&D from FB.

why don't we.. what.. let's say, write a nice letter to FB's lawyers requesting our own C&D letter, for various reasons. let's say a couple thousands of them...

oh, I think i can get at least 2 of them, as i clearly remember, once, that my girlfriend once called me up on the phone asking me to check if she received a response to a FB message. I clearly remember asking her "can you give me your login and password, so that i can login?"

yes, i guess i'll ask for 2 C&Ds

xDxD

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