Does this fall under my right to protest?
Topic: Does this fall under my right to protest?
July 18, 2019 / By Galen Question:
specifically, i want to protest a website/business via a letter, mailed to their headquarters. They banned me from their game, from which i bought a subscription to play and bought other things in-game with real money. They banned me on what i think are unfair bases, and therefore plan on mailing them a letter with evidence to support my points and ask to be unbanned.
However, when talking to the game's support online through their website, they claimed i was harrassing them.
Therefore my question is:
Is mailing them a professional letter, highlighting why i'm upset, why i should be unbanned, and present valid evidence, can this be considered harassment?
keep in mind i am not 18.... i would sue/get a lawyer however i have no means to do so
Best Answers: Does this fall under my right to protest?
Derek | 4 days ago
Your letter will go right in the circular file. The company is a private entity, and can make their rules any way they wish. Apparently, you did something that violated their Terms of Service (TOS) so you were banned. An abject apology and asking if they will work with you will be more acceptable than a nastygram. You may have the right to protest, but the company is not a governmental body, but a private company, and as such, can do as they darn well please.
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no, writing a letter should not be considered harassment, unless you made any kind of threat.
you should be able to get a pro rated refund
say it was 12 dollars for a year and you got banned after the first month, you could ask for 11 dollars refund
especially if there was no mention of losing money due to being banned
look up the 3 step administrative process
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Yes you can send a letter. But be aware repeated, unwanted communication is the definition of harassment. But, it's only a misdemeanor so you won't have to go to jail.
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Harassment, by definition, focuses in on an overwhelming attack-of-sorts by the so-called guilty party. Are you too intense in your methodology, perhaps? I would back off a bit...and give it a go later...Good luck, dear fellow!
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