Authors Wanted!

We are looking for a few more authors to help bring inciteful news to our audience while we continue to fight the war on removing anonymous Second Life avatars from Facebook. You must have been in Second Life since at least 2008. We are looking for individuals who have an objectionable view of Second Life based on their own experiences who can relate to the purpose of this blog. If you think you qualify and want to apply then leave a comment with your email address so you can be invited to be an author! Your email address has to be linked to WordPress.com or you will have to create a new account once you get the invitation email.

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Hundreds of Fake Facebook Profiles Reported and Nuked!

It has been a long 6 months of reporting fake Facebook profiles of illiterate Second Life users but you see? Hard work pays off!

http://community.secondlife.com/t5/Off-Topic/Deletion-Of-Hundreds-Of-Second-Life-Facebook-Accounts-Being/td-p/884697

http://danielvoyagerblog.wordpress.com/2011/05/20/facebook-removes-hundreds-of-sl-fb-accounts/

http://community.secondlife.com/t5/Forums-Blogs-Answers-and/Facebook-deleting-Secondlife-Avatars/m-p/887663

http://www.kimrandall.me/facebook-deletes-thousands-of-second-life-avatar-profiles-without-warning/

All these links show how Facebook just deleted hundreds of fake Facebook accounts that Second Life users opened up when they ignored the rules that say

Registration and Account Security

Facebook users provide their real names and information, and we need your help to keep it that way. Here are some commitments you make to us relating to registering and maintaining the security of your account:

  1. You will not provide any false personal information on Facebook, or create an account for anyone other than yourself without permission.
  2. You will not use your personal profile for your own commercial gain (such as selling your status update to an advertiser).
  3. You will not use Facebook if you are under 13.
  4. You will not use Facebook if you are a convicted sex offender.
  5. You will keep your contact information accurate and up-to-date.
  6. You will not share your password, let anyone else access your account, or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your account.
  7. You will not transfer your account to anyone without first getting our written permission.
  8. If you select a username for your account we reserve the right to remove or reclaim it if we believe appropriate (such as when a trademark owner complains about a username that does not closely relate to a user’s actual name).

This whole process wasn’t the work of only one person. There are many who helped to report many many fake Facebook profiles because Facebook needed more than just one or two people to report to take the profiles down. A official letter sent to the Facebook owners in the mail two weeks ago we hoped helped to.

So please continue to report these fake profiles to Facebook. But to the Secondlife users who think they got their fake Facebook profiles deleted withou warning I say that you did have your warning right here on this blog. Any Secondlife users that still have fake accounts on Facebook you should read the Facebook TOS and delete your account yourself because when we find it, it’s getting reported until it gets nuked!

Facebook gives Blue Linden and Belinda Linden the boot!

We had a many people reporting Lindens! We are happy to see that these two fake Facebook accounts got the boot!  Goodbye Blue. Goodbye Belinda. We know that these were not your real names and we’re glad Facebook listened and removed your fake accounts.

Facebook DOES remove Second Life avatar accounts

This blog is not in vain.  Facebook has been removing Second Life avatar accounts.  The quesion is, is it a selective thing or are they removing all Second Life accounts that are reported.  What criteria causes these accounts to be closed and what makes the Facebook staff ignore a report?  There arent any exceptions listed in their terms of service so it should be the same for all of them.  They whine and complain about how the world is picking on them, but they forget that they are the ones breaking the rules.

Let’s see who has already been removed…

Loquacia Loon, defender of fake profiles

On Twitter there is a account named “Loquacia Loon” who cant seem to stop tweeting about this blog.  “She” (I only say she because the Twitter picture looks like a girl.  It could very well be a man for all we know)…She seems to not understand what the word harassment means.

Harrassment the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism

Not only is this person not being harassed, but she/he doesnt even have an entry on this blog AND is blocked on Twitter. So who is harassing who?

Loquacia typed this in Twitter

@ReportFakes Who spends their day in SL? You know nothing about me … or about any of the other people you are harassing.

This is common for SL people I am told.  They say other people harass them when they dont like what is said or want to make someone else look bad.  People who use their real names dont behave like that in my opinion. This blog only lists the names of Facebook users who are also names that are in the W-Hat database and have a Second Life key that goes to a user page. Loquacia Loon has one too even though she/he cant be found on Facebook

http://world.secondlife.com/resident/ecaa1624-4060-4535-9837-ea884913c251

Its not any information that anybody cant find online.  No one is listing these profiles and telling any lies about the people who own them.  The profiles are being listed and facts are being written can not only be proved but are proved just by clicking on the link.  What are those facts?

  • The person has a Facebook profile
  • The person is using their Second Life avatar name which is linked to the Second Life website using the avatar names unique key

Its a simple thing really it is. Fact is fact is fact and more fact.  Thats not harassment. You may not like it Loquacia Loon but no its not harassment.  So you can take you crybaby routine and your jaded idea of what harassment is back inside your little virtual world.

Loquacia

Wakeup SL peeps, you aint in Kansas anymore!

This post is in response another misinformed SL Tweeter who is so deep into their imaginary world that they think the Second Life rules apply EVERYWHERE.  It’s like waking up from a dream and thinking you are still in the dream I bet  It must be nice to roam around pretending you are still in a virtual world when you arent logged in anymore.  I wonder if this person doesn’t clean up their apartment because they think eventually all their things will be returned to inventory from what they call “auto return” in Second Life.

But MaggieL gets it!  I wonder if MaggieL is a rocket scientist or something because apparently thats what t takes to get that SL rules don’t apply here.

Wakeup SL peeps, you aint in Kansas Second Life anymore!  This post is for Second Life avatar people.  Unless you are logged into the SecondLife game or using their website you cant file an “AR”.  (That is an Abuse Report for those of you following along in the real world)  The Second Life terms of service dont hold any water unless youre in Second Life and the person you are reporting is too. So get over it and WAKE UP.  When you step outside Second Life you have to follow the rules of real life.  Let’s look at some of those SL community standards rules that dont apply outside your little world

Intolerance

…Actions that marginalize, belittle, or defame individuals or groups inhibit the satisfying exchange of ideas and diminish the Second Life community as a whole. The use of derogatory or demeaning language or images in reference to another Resident’s race, ethnicity, gender, religion, or sexual orientation is never allowed in Second Life.

In real life you can’t stop people from talking about your ethnicity, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.  What are you going to call the police because someone whispers “jew” when you walk past them?  It won’t work, I’ve seen it and it fails everytime….

Harassment

… harassment can take many forms. Communicating or behaving in a manner which is offensively coarse, intimidating or threatening, constitutes unwelcome sexual advances or requests for sexual favors, or is otherwise likely to cause annoyance or alarm is Harassment.

ok well check this out.  In this real world, someone calling you out and telling everyone that you are violating rules on Facebook is not threats or harassment.  This is what people in the real world call the truth and “fact”. The only thing being threatened is your anonymity.  That’s it and well frankly my dear, I dont give a damn.  Being anonymous is not a right you have or anything. Maybe in Second Life you have that “right” because someone made up a bunch of rules that empower little people to feel bigger than they really are. But if I know your name and I want to say it, then there’s nothing you can do.  It’s not harassment or a threat.  It’s your name.”Officer this dude said my SL name on a blog! I’m being harassed!”

Assault

…Assault in Second Life means: shooting, pushing, or shoving another Resident in a Safe Area (see Global Standards below); creating or using scripted objects which singularly or persistently target another Resident in a manner which prevents their enjoyment of Second Life.

Well we all know what assault means in real life.  Maybe some people don’t though.  Its NOT assault unless someone touches you themself or with an object…no not a prim, but something in real life that can touch you.  No not your SL Avatar either.  I am talkin about YOU, your real life self. Duh. (I know you SL peeps have trouble following along in the real world).

Disclosure

Residents are entitled to a reasonable level of privacy with regard to their Second Life experience.

Stop here while I bust a whole in my pants with virtual AND real life laughter.    What level of privacy are you “entitled” to outside of Second Life?  None. If you tell someone that your real name is Jane Doe while in Second Life and they go outside Second Life and blab your information.  Sorry, game over there’s nothing you can do about it.  If a famiily member knows you play Second Life and goes “in Second Life” and tells people your real life name then you can AR that family member.  Notice at the end of this rule where it says “are all prohibited in Second Life and on the Second Life Forums“.  Like I said, this aint Kansas Second Life baby.

Sharing personal information about a fellow Resident –including gender, religion, age, marital status, race, sexual preference, and real-world location beyond what is provided by the Resident in the First Life page of their Resident profile is a violation of that Resident’s privacy. Remotely monitoring conversations, posting conversation logs, or sharing conversation logs without consent are all prohibited in Second Life and on the Second Life Forums.

Oh and anyone can share your conversations too.  You can report it,  but if they didnt pass it on a note or chat it in the game you got nada!

Adult Regions, Groups, Listings

Second Life is an adult community, but “Adult” content, activity and communication are not permitted on the Second Life “mainland.” …

Theres no mainland or Zindra in real life.  If you dont know how to conduct yourself in public or follow the rules of wherever you are at and pull your parts out in the middle of a party and you get kicked out, filing an AR in SL won’t help you.

Disturbing the Peace

Every Resident has a right to live their Second Life. Disrupting scheduled events, repeated transmission of undesired advertising content, the use of repetitive sounds, following or self-spawning items, or other objects that intentionally slow server performance or inhibit another Resident’s ability to enjoy Second Life are examples of Disturbing the Peace.

Take a look at the real world definition so you don’t get  confused when you are arrested for breaking them:
Disturbing the peace is a minor criminal offense that may be charged when someone makes excessive noise, especially in a residential area, such as by operation of any tool, equipment, vehicle, electronic device, set, instrument, television, phonograph, machine or other noise- or sound-producing device. Local laws vary, so they should be consulted for specific requirements in your area. From http://definitions.uslegal.com/d/disturbing-the-peace/

If you think disturbing the peace means exactly what is does in the SL Community Standards and that blasting your radio cant get you into trouble then you need to wake up.

Its just wild how these SL peeps think their Second Life rules can be enforced outside of their little world.  They live anonymously but they cant deal with someone else saying their SL Avatar name on a blog.  This shows you how deeply they are involved in this game and why you need to

CLICK HERE TO START REPORTING FAKE FACEBOOK PROFILES NOW!

  1. Harassment

    Given the myriad capabilities of Second Life, harassment can take many forms. Communicating or behaving in a manner which is offensively coarse, intimidating or threatening, constitutes unwelcome sexual advances or requests for sexual favors, or is otherwise likely to cause annoyance or alarm is Harassment.

    Hara

Report 10 Fake Facebook profiles today! Help #Facebook clean up the clutter!

Those of you who have been reporting THANK YOU!  Those of you who are just getting here, start reporting!   Report 10 profiles!  You’ll be helping a much bigger cause!

CLICK HERE TO START REPORTING FAKE FACEBOOK PROFILES NOW!