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Can a court order you to delete a facebook account?

jaymz666 (34050) writes | about a year and a half ago

Idle 4

jaymz666 (34050) writes "Can a court really order you to delete a Facebook account?
When Asher initially appeared in court after the July 20 accident, the judge told her to delete her Facebook account, Kittinger said. Asher did not take it seriously, and was charged with contempt of court when the judge learned her Facebook page was still active.

Seems like a big over reach."

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Yes (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a year and a half ago | (#41382703)

The question then becomes, can a court force you to not create another fb account.

Then we go on to 'Can a court put you in a nice padded room with a new very long sleeve jumper for creating said new fb account'

Re:Yes (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a year and a half ago | (#41382833)

Or if after deleting it someone else recreates your account on your behalf or without your permission?

What if Facebook had a policy that accounts can not be deleted compulsorily?

She posted "LOL" about causing car crash (1)

Maow (620678) | about a year ago | (#41384953)

A car crash, leaving the scene, etc.

Personally, I'd like to see most everyone using "LOL" to get arrested, I hate it.

What ever happened to <g>?

Particularly annoying is that the not-to-be-mentioned-again abbreviation is nearly always used when laughing out loud would be an inappropriate response and is used therefore frivolously and incorrectly.

I shall now steal another user's [slashdot.org] (Bieeanda's) post and paste it below:

> http://yro.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=2910997&cid=40294857 [slashdot.org]

> Welcome to the underside of the Internet, where 'LOL' is a mating
> call for people too stupid to find their asses with both hands and a
> haptic overlay for Google Maps.

/rant over

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