[Foundation-l] WMF resolution on access to non-public data passed

FloNight sydney.poore at gmail.com
Tue May 1 09:43:15 UTC 2007

In the United States commonly a notary public  is used to certify the
identity of a person signing forms and supplying identification. So that
might be an option for some people. Otherwise just having them provide ID
and sign a form stating it is valid provides a measure of protection for the

Sydney aka FloNight

On 5/1/07, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 02/05/07, Mohamed Magdy <mohamed.m.k at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Seriously though, I think Shi was talking about how to make sure that
> > whatever information the user is sending are the truth..and that s/he
> > isn't forging it somehow...
> Fairly obviously, this isn't going to be forgery proof. Its power
> would be as an arse-covering measure in case a volunteer with private
> info turns evil or crazy. That is, the Foundation has the identity
> info supplied by the volunteer, and if they lied then the volunteer is
> the liar.
> - d.
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