[WikiEN-l] Dangers to Children

Guettarda guettarda at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 16:24:19 UTC 2006

On 2/6/06, Steve Bennett <stevage at gmail.com> wrote:
> Some key points that come to mind:
> - It's not easy to get the ID of a user with a login name
> - Wikipedia actively discourages off topic discussion. Anyone asking
> for anyone's personal details or providing an email address would
> generally be told off, whatever the context.
> - Any nasty person would leave a huge electronic trail behind them
> publicly visible to basically anyone.
> Steve

Actually, the best way to avoid that would be to have a user name, since
then you would be anonymous, at least a month or two after your last edit.
Which reminds me - if the amount of time that IP addresses of logged in
users is kept is lengthened, my advice would be to announce that change


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