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Tired of Web 2.0? Kill your Online Identities

Tired of Web 2.0? Kill your Online Identities

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No, this is not a joke. If you are tired of all the discussions about Web 2.0, the privacy breaches and the related problems, you can commit Web 2.0 Suicide. There is a Web 2.0 Suicide Machine – but we warned before you do it – this process seems to work and is not reversible. There is no “undo”! Here is the link: http://suicidemachine.org/

Just provide it with all your credentials and it will unfollow all you followers, “unfriend” all your friends and reset all your passwords so that you cannot log back in to your social networks…

This is the promotional video:

web 2.0 suicide machine promotion from moddr_ on Vimeo.

So, be careful but it is interesting. From the FAQ:

If I kill my online friends, does it mean they're also dead in real life?

No!

What do I need to commit suicide with the Web 2.0 Suicide Machine?

A standard webbrowser with Adobe flashplugin and javascript enabled. So, it runs on Windows, Linux and Mac with most of browsers available.

If I start killing my 2.0-self, can I stop the process?

No!

If I start killing my 2.0-self, can YOU stop the process?

No!

The name is pretty harsh but the idea shows that there are some limits for people who far they want to be publically exposed. But it seems to be very successful: At the moment, Facebook blocked the service…

Roger

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  • Facebook has since blocked the service :O.

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