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Greenpeace Plays Dirty In Attack On Facebook Over Coal

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posted on Sep, 17 2010 @ 09:49 AM
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Greenpeace Plays Dirty In Attack On Facebook Over Coal


www.allfacebook.com

Greenpeace has stepped up its campaign against Facebook for “choosing” coal to power its first wholly owned data center. The environmental organization has released an animated YouTube video branding Facebook as the “So Coal Network” and lambasting founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg.

This comes on top of Greenpeace’s previous protests against the data center, including a Facebook page in several languages. Greenpeace executive director Kumi Naidoo has also written an open letter to Zuckerberg. The letter calls on Facebook to commit to a plan to phase out the use of dirty
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posted on Sep, 17 2010 @ 09:49 AM
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The So Coal Network?

I don't think that Facebook should be help responsible for this. Sometimes you don't get to choose who you get your power from. Maybe Greenpeace shouldn't be demonizing facebook for this.

They should squarely go after the power company. But because it's facebook they will do what they can to raise awareness on the site itself.

In fact I gave Facebook kudos for choosing a datacenter that uses less power for cooling in the summer months and using the servers heat for warmth in the winter.

I don't get what Greenpeace is trying to accomplish here.
Blaming it for something that's out of their control isn't fair.

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edit on 17-9-2010 by grey580 because: typo



posted on Sep, 17 2010 @ 10:11 AM
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would they prefer a different more expensive source?

FB could compensate by throwing about 4000% more ads on its services, im sure everybody would love that.


whats wrong with coal anyway? its cheap.

oh yah those scary carbons! *dives under desk*



posted on Sep, 17 2010 @ 11:08 AM
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You have to love the hypocracy of green peace.

Greenpeace says "dont use coal your destroying the environment"

Then they romp about the world in airplanes and on ships that guzzle tons and tons of fuel but thats ok because there protesting lol


edit on 17-9-2010 by jpmail because: Spelling



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