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From:
Darren Duncan
Date:
April 21, 2021 00:28
Subject:
Re: TPF Transparency Report
Message ID:
09492f57-419d-9059-57b0-9d6343664620@darrenduncan.net
Further to what I said before...

While not naming names is good, I feel that there should be a lot more detail on 
the alleged crime, where it is spelled out exactly what was said that was 
considered to be a problem.

The main announcement can omit it but there should be a published supplement 
that has it.

That way the community has the evidence upon which the verdict was reached, 
including its seriousness, and not just the highly subjective interpretations.

-- Darren Duncan

On 2021-04-20 3:11 p.m., Darren Duncan wrote:
> On 2021-04-20 2:16 p.m., Tomasz Konojacki wrote:
>> It is interesting that this "transparency" report doesn't include any
>> details. It doesn't say who was investigated, it doesn't say what they
>> did, and it doesn't say how it was determined that they're guilty. Very
>> transparent.
> 
> While on one hand I agree with you, on the other hand...
> 
> I feel that being coy on naming any individual is exactly the right action.
> 
> You see, actually naming someone publicly can easily constitute libel and have 
> much more serious consequences for both the named and the namer, as it can be 
> much more easily be found and traced by anyone.
> 
> The way it was done, while vague, also can avoid a legal response for libel etc.
> 
> The banned person can still publicly declare they are that person.
> 
> That being said, its not a statement from TPF themselves, but the first p5p 
> email in this thread does explicitly name Matt Trout, and that is public.
> 
> -- Darren Duncan


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