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Re: [web-annotation] Privacy Interest Group (PING) review

From: tbdinesh via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2016 17:51:24 +0000
To: public-annotation@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-210563681-1460742683-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
A bit more.

"The issue of harassment" is about (harassing) publication about 
someone
anywhere and not just on "their page".

On another note, its about finding these publications. Imagine the
annotations on a page are also indexed by search engines.


On Fri, Apr 15, 2016 at 8:28 PM, BigBlueHat <notifications@github.com>
wrote:

> "The issue of harassment" is about publication, not annotation.
>
> Annotation is initially a singular, personal action (it may stay in 
your
> browser, or in that book you bought last year). Until you publish 
it, your
> evil side notes don't effect anyone and can't therefore be consider
> "harassment." Once published, however, the story changes.
>
> Publication spaces (i.e. annotation social networks such as Genius 
and
> Hypothes.is) come with (necessary) community guidelines. One of 
those could
> (and usually do) include "un-publishing" and/or moderating 
annotations that
> run afoul of those guidelines. The user's right to *annotate* 
however
> should not be prohibited, though their ability to *publish* may be
> curtailed based on the guidelines set by the specific publisher.
>
> At the very least, we need to keep the act of "annotating" separate 
from
> the act of "publishing."
>
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