These People Say Their Facebook Accounts Were Locked For Posting About Protests

Today in open systems being exploited by bad actors to suppress democratic movements:

Anti-corruption campaigners in Romania say Facebook suddenly blocked dozens of their personal accounts, which they suspect was the result of a coordinated effort by opponents to suppress support for protests against the ruling party.
A Facebook spokesperson told BuzzFeed News in a statement that "a number of pages were temporarily blocked due to an error in our automated systems." She did not respond to questions about whether that could have been triggered by a coordinated campaign to flag content critical of the ruling.


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