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ziq wrote

Can we change this to 16?

I'd be fine with that, I asked for feedback in the other thread and 14 seemed to be the consensus, but I'd be more comfortable with 16, personally.

I think this hould be replaced by something along the lines of "update it within 14 days of an E-mail sent to all users of the site".

Should we be contacting users via email though without them specifically asking to be contacted (to reset their password)? Most people opt not to provide an email at all.

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tlckl wrote

Should we be contacting users via email though without them specifically asking to be contacted (to reset their password)? Most people opt not to provide an email at all.

I definitely think we should require email, because it makes sockpuppets and trolls much harder. I speak from experience from some forum software I wrote back in the day.

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Calistoga wrote

There are dozens of throwaway email servers out there. Requiring email to register would do almost nothing to deter trolls, and blocking those throwaway services would hurt actual users who want the privacy of using one.

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ziq wrote

I don't agree with that, I think our users expect as much privacy as possible. We would get a flood of complaints if we required email addresses - even reddit doesn't require that.

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tlckl wrote

What about this:

If you give an email, we will ensure that you get an mail about a change of our privacy policy, at least 14 days prior to the change takes effect.

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ziq wrote

Users: What do you think? Do you want emails or just on-site announcements for this?

I added the 14 days notification via email stipulation for now.

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unk wrote

You could make it so the users themselves can decide whether or not they want emails, for example by adding a check box in the settings or upon registration that asks if the user is okay with it or not.

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tlckl wrote

Another possibility is to have a big "privacy policy last changed: [date]" above the login box.