The Community Voice for London SE26
kingfisher wrote:Such as loss of dignity over such a trivial topic. Why do you care so much over whether or not some of us chose not to use our real names? Is it accountability you're concerned about, or do you just want to know who we all really are, from the comfort of your own living room? In any case, I can't recall anyone that uses this forum that's guilty of anything you've mentioned.
Such as loss of dignity ...
... over such a trivial topic. Why do you care so much over whether or not some of us chose not to use our real names? Is it accountability you're concerned about ...?
...or do you just want to know who we all really are, from the comfort of your own living room?
-If people want to meet face to face with others they can do so at forum socials
Mmm... I think that the voting result so far speaks volumes
Robin Orton wrote:In my view, a website like this ought to be a place where real human community can be reflected and inded strengthened. By the real human community I mean the flesh and blood community, the community of saying hello to people in the street or the shop or at the school gate or the concert, of meeting and getting to know them in the pub.....
Robin Orton wrote:A 'community' website which encourages people to opt out of this through total anonymity and enables them to comment irresponsibly from behind their digital net curtains...
With the rapid increase in the use of electronic resources in libraries, managing access to online information is an area many librarians struggle with. Managers of online information wish to implement policies about who can access the information and under what terms and conditions but often they need further guidance.
Checkmate wrote:I know of a former member of this Forum who used to post regularly about a topic he was both interested in, and familiar with because of his job. His posts were considered by quite a few Forum members to be useful and informative.
Sadly his employers got wind of the information he was providing here, and, although well-intentioned, he felt it best to stop posting in case his employers were not impressed.
I am pretty sure that, had he been forced to provide his real name when registering, not only would this forum have been less well informed, but he would now be unemployed.
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