labboypro Posted November 25, 2013 Share Posted November 25, 2013 I'm not trying to start a bashing thread... but as a relative outsider to the anti-spam/security world, I am perplexed at why Facebook appears to be exempt from the common practice (and I'm guessing there are some RFC's on the matter as well) of accepting spam reports. As many of you know, once you've got a Facebook account, you can't make it go away no matter what you do... even if you have congressional approval or a papal bull in hand. They let you "close" the account, but it's not actually closed in any sense of the word-- people can still see your account, they can still find you in FB's search, and FB still sends a relentless stream of "information" emails to remind me of all the things I'm "missing." If you log in to "RE-close" your account, it actually seems to increase the spam messages. Writing them via various communication channels has no effect. And the emails keep coming. But worse... at least in the SC interface I have available to me, I can't even REPORT the spam as spam (which I think is reasonably defined as "unsolicited email." And I can't unsubscribe as defined in the federal CAN spam Act, which codifies the legal requirement to (among other things)-- Tell recipients how to opt out of receiving future email from you, and then honor opt-out requests promptly. Why are they apparently exempt from decent Internet behavior and from federal regulations??? Or... what am I missing? Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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