Should we change the site format to only allow registered users access to the forum content? (See comments)

    Yes
    28% (11 votes)
    No
    51% (20 votes)
    Don't care
    21% (8 votes)
    Total votes: 39
    Comments:

    TerlObar's picture
    TerlObar
    September 13, 2013 - 6:38am
    There has been a concern raised of the ability to "profile" users based on posts since they are all in the public domain.
    for the discussion.
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    OnceFarOff's picture
    OnceFarOff
    September 13, 2013 - 9:14pm
    As Terl Obar said in the related forum post, I'm not sure the privacy need offests forcing newcomers to register for a site with unknown value. I'm not sure the juice is worth the squeeze.

    The NSA has enough on me from emails and private conversations to send me to Gitmo already...

    thespiritcoyote's picture
    thespiritcoyote
    October 22, 2013 - 9:17pm
    i wouldn't be able to link to my discussions with others in my network... this would greatly reduce the plausible reasons to post topics and interact in discussions here, when more public social media is available that can provide crowed-sourced sharing more easily. Don't see why anyone would want to squeeze the juice that dry.
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    w00t's picture
    w00t
    February 5, 2014 - 8:10pm
    We should leave it up to the multi-armed Zanzibanian short women and their exploding wigs of death! I'm all about open source.

    Sador69's picture
    Sador69
    February 12, 2014 - 9:40am
    OnceFarOff wrote:
    The NSA has enough on me from emails and private conversations to send me to Gitmo already...


    What he said, and it was checking and using the content of this page that induced me to sign up today.
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