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Facebook goes after 'Fluff Busting Purity' Greasemonkey script

Fluff Busting Purity (FBP) is a Greasemonkey Script developed for Facebook that gets rid of application notifications from applications like Mafia Wars and other oft-annoying Quiz messages, leaving your news feed populated with basic status updates, links, notes, pictures, and other standard updates.

Facebook isn't taking kindly to the disruption of its intended functions and has declared legal war on the script, citing terms of use violations. According to the scripts creators, Facebook's complaints were vague and misleading, giving very little information about the exact nature of the problem. After receiving the generalized Terms of Service Violation notice, FBP tried to communicate with Facebook to try and determine the actual violation, and received a message citing Section 5.6 of their Statement of Rights & Responsibilities, which reads: 

"You will not use our copyrights or trademarks (including Facebook, the Facebook and F logos, FB, Face, Poke, Wall, and 32665), or any confusingly similar marks, without our written permission."

The FBP Facebook page was deleted minutes after the email was sent, which FBP claims is an unreasonably short amount of time, and that they could have fixed the errors, if there were any, given some more notice. 

Lawyers then contacted FBP with a demand from Facebook to hand over the domain facebookplus.org, which they claim FBP owns. FBP denies this accusation.

Facebook recently released new code that will disable this script from running, but the scripters at FBP have created a patch to circumvent this, as well as create a new, working fan page.

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