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Is the stuff in the status really legally enforceable?

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ClaireFromWork Tue 05-Jun-12 13:03:25

Just had a friend post this (it's a bit long and tedious). My question is just becuase it has the word 'herein' does it stand as a legally binding or effective warning. I.e. could you, in reality, act upon and have a cat in hell's chance of winning? Also surely FB's Ts&Cs cover this and you're agreeing to it when you sign up? Anyway, here goes...

Facebook is now a publicly traded entity. Unless you state otherwise, anyone can infringe on your right to privacy once you post to this site. It is recommended that you and other members post a similar notice as this, or you may copy and paste this version. If you do not post such a statement once, then you are indirectly allowing public use of items such as your photos and the information contained in your status updates.

PRIVACY NOTICE: Warning - any person and/or institution and/or Agent and/or Agency of any governmental structure including but not limited to the United States Federal Government also using or monitoring/using this website or any of its associated websites, you do NOT have my permission to utilize any of my profile information nor any of the content contained herein including, but not limited to my photos, and/or the comments made about my photos or any other "picture" art posted on my profile.

You are hereby notified that you are strictly prohibited from disclosing, copying, distributing, disseminating, or taking any other action against me with regard to this profile and the contents herein. The foregoing prohibitions also apply to your employee , agent , student or any personnel under your direction or control.

The contents of this profile are private and legally privileged and confidential information, and the violation of my personal privacy is punishable by law.

YNK Tue 05-Jun-12 13:10:48

I'm afraid not, according to Snopes. Once you accept FB policies you cannot get out of it simplly by posting this notice.

ClaireFromWork Tue 05-Jun-12 13:21:51


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