Is it really beneficial to make bans/punishments public?

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Postby Stan » Wed Mar 05, 2014 7:12 am

While I understand that it's difficult to pull off, I think ban transparency should be optional. If I was being banned for an "offence", I personally wouldn't want others to snoop into my business and would request the mod kept it private, seeing as I wouldn't ever return to the forum again. Others on the other hand, may want it to be public so the general community can see the "injustice" done to them. But as stated earlier, this would be hard to pull off..so it's a tricky question

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Postby NemZ » Wed Mar 05, 2014 7:17 am

View Original PostStan wrote:While I understand that it's difficult to pull off, I think ban transparency should be optional.


It is optional. You can opt out of it by not getting in trouble in the first place.
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Postby UrsusArctos » Wed Mar 05, 2014 8:55 am

View Original PostNemZ wrote:It is optional. You can opt out of it by not getting in trouble in the first place.


Exactly. If anyone is banned for an offence, they lose any right to privacy over why they were banned. And with our present setup, there's a lot of discussion over whether or not a person deserves to be banned - and if they're banned, they really deserve it.

No ban, no loss of privacy. Savvy, mates?
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Postby The Eva Monkey » Wed Mar 05, 2014 11:22 am

View Original PostNemZ wrote:It is optional. You can opt out of it by not getting in trouble in the first place.

It's pretty simple. You only have one rule to follow.

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Postby gatotsu911 » Sun Mar 09, 2014 11:48 pm

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