[Foundation-l] Request for your input: biographies of living people

Joe Szilagyi szilagyi at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 20:49:15 UTC 2009

On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 12:44 PM, Michael Bimmler <mbimmler at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 9:38 PM, Joe Szilagyi <szilagyi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If OTRS is understaffed, then there's an easy fix to that too. Make a
>> separate queue that this specifically will go to, have less stringent
>> requirements in place for that, and have the form be explicit that
>> it's ONLY for articles/issues about living people.
> Excuse me? BLPs are one of the most sensitive tickets that arrive in
> OTRS, because people will often share non-public information on
> themselves and their "cases", under the implication of
> confidentiality.
> If anything, these merit more stringent access requirements!  (I know
> this doesn't help to address the backlog, but we shouldn't forget
> this)
> Michael

I understand that, but there is has to be a way to do this if the
Foundation for legal reasons (Section 230) can't take ownership of the
BLP problem directly.


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