Alphax (Wikipedia email) wrote:
Ray Saintonge wrote:
Whether she is who she says she is is more
problematic. What kind of
proof are you looking for? Can we ever be sure that anyone who posts
with his "real" name is identifying himself truthfully? "Assume good
faith" favours keeping the material. If you doubt the good faith, you
would do better by trying to contact the person through independant
"Assume good faith" ignores one important fact: people lie.
The general statement that "people lie" is true enough, but the majority
don't usually lie. In specific circumstances it would be unjust to
begin with the assumption that that person lied.