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Censorship on Tealit?

Postby usrabbit » 29 Apr 2012, 08:03

I am trying to understand if there is some kind of censorship on Tealit.

I posted a personal ad including photo on Tealit under "Men Seeking Women" with "15 days" selected. What happens is that the ad is online for one or two days (without the photo appearing) and then the ad disappears. I tried it twice, same result both times. I sent an email to Tealit asking why this happened, and got no response.

I am fairly certain that nothing in the ad or photo could be construed as offensive. I read their Terms and Conditions and do not see that I am violating them in any way.

Has anyone else experienced anything like this? If so, how did you resolve the situation?

And if not, then now you know, it has happened to one person at least (me).
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Re: Censorship on Tealit?

Postby ironlady » 29 Apr 2012, 12:55

I don't know of anyone who has ever successfully resolved any situation with Tealit.
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Re: Censorship on Tealit?

Postby Whole Lotta Lotta » 30 Apr 2012, 23:11

usrabbit wrote:I am trying to understand if there is some kind of censorship on Tealit.

I posted a personal ad including photo on Tealit under "Men Seeking Women" with "15 days" selected. What happens is that the ad is online for one or two days (without the photo appearing) and then the ad disappears. I tried it twice, same result both times. I sent an email to Tealit asking why this happened, and got no response.

I am fairly certain that nothing in the ad or photo could be construed as offensive. I read their Terms and Conditions and do not see that I am violating them in any way.

Has anyone else experienced anything like this? If so, how did you resolve the situation?

And if not, then now you know, it has happened to one person at least (me).


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Re: Censorship on Tealit?

Postby kaikai34 » 30 Apr 2012, 23:22

I got banned for posting my granny's tao fangs for rent. They tried to milk me for cash saying I was an agent or something like that. Anyways, they use to be pretty good, but they suck now.
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Re: Censorship on Tealit?

Postby usrabbit » 03 May 2012, 08:54

(OP here.) Thanks for the various responses.

Whole Lotta Lotta wrote:Censorship and Tealit are synonymous.


I used online classifieds in Beijing and never had this problem. Strange to think that Taiwan is less free than the Mainland.

My ad is actually online now, but without the photo I submitted. I can only guess that they censored the photo because I'm just way too handsome.
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Re: Censorship on Tealit?

Postby StuartCa » 03 May 2012, 09:03

usrabbit wrote:(OP here.) Thanks for the various responses.

Whole Lotta Lotta wrote:Censorship and Tealit are synonymous.


I used online classifieds in Beijing and never had this problem. Strange to think that Taiwan is less free than the Mainland.


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Re: Censorship on Tealit?

Postby Ex Animo » 03 May 2012, 10:09

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Re: Censorship on Tealit?

Postby usrabbit » 03 May 2012, 12:03

StuartCa wrote:
usrabbit wrote:
Whole Lotta Lotta wrote:Censorship and Tealit are synonymous.


I used online classifieds in Beijing and never had this problem. Strange to think that Taiwan is less free than the Mainland.


Don't mistake the workings of one small website with the attitude of a whole nation. Down that path idiocy lies.


Since you know more about the whole nation than I do, it would be more constructive if you would cite a website with unencumbered classifieds in English (preferably classifieds in general, not just personals). Thanks in advance.
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Re: Censorship on Tealit?

Postby ceevee369 » 03 May 2012, 12:19

us rabbit wrote:
I posted a personal ad including photo on Tealit under "Men Seeking Women" .


Did you used "US Rabbit" as poster name in relation the the above post? Eh - got it?
If I would be a 45 YO Tealit admin having a 20 YO daughter keen on Foreigners - I'd let "disappear' the post maybe also :lol:

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Re: Censorship on Tealit?

Postby StuartCa » 03 May 2012, 12:40

usrabbit wrote:
StuartCa wrote:
usrabbit wrote:
Whole Lotta Lotta wrote:Censorship and Tealit are synonymous.


I used online classifieds in Beijing and never had this problem. Strange to think that Taiwan is less free than the Mainland.


Don't mistake the workings of one small website with the attitude of a whole nation. Down that path idiocy lies.


Since you know more about the whole nation than I do, it would be more constructive if you would cite a website with unencumbered classifieds in English (preferably classifieds in general, not just personals). Thanks in advance.


And it would be better if you considered that it's not this country that censors things but the owners of the website.
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