The new version of factions has a new default rank called "Recruit". This is the rank all new faction members you invite start off at, they cannot access containers (chests) or build. This allows you to invite someone without worrying about being instantly griefed.
2 new commands have been added: /f promote and /f demote
PvE rule #2: Respect others space. Do not build close to other faction-claimed buildings. If you can see another faction building within server view distance (225 chunks) you are too close. If you chose to ignore this rule and the oldest faction makes a complaint your buildings will be deleted and faction disbanded.
This only includes faction claims with something actually built on them. If you go around making random claims that are not connected for the sole purpose of enforcing this rule,...