Facebook blocks account of woman named ‘Isis’

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NEW YORK: Facebook recently blocked the account of a woman named ‘Isis’ due to its association with the terrorist organistion, Islamic State (IS), failing to unblock it even after she provided the website with a scan of her passport.

The terrorist organisation is often referred to as ‘ISIS’ by the West, along with IS and Daesh.

Entrepreneur and advisory board member of ‘Women Who Code’, Isis Anchalee, who lives in California, tweeted a message to Facebook asking why her personal account had been disabled; informing them that Isis is her real name.

In the tweet, Anchalee included a screenshot of the page that popped up when she enters her credentials, telling her that her account is disabled. Meanwhile, a friend of Anchalee, San Francisco filmmaker David Zandman, also reported that Anchalee’s conversation with him had been marked as spam.

 “Facebook thinks I’m a terrorist and froze my account,” Anchalee said, to which Zandman replied, “I was afraid that might be the case… I’m sorry your name drama continues!”

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