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Incidentally, the logging of chat discussion as long as personal conversations are being held is a violation of Wikia's [http://www.wikia.com/Terms_of_Use Terms of Use] (bullets 5, 7 and 19). This is distinct from people volunteering personal information via editing and comments because you join chat with the expectation that nothing is logged. This is standard for most IRCs, and when you join chat there is no indication otherwise.
 
Incidentally, the logging of chat discussion as long as personal conversations are being held is a violation of Wikia's [http://www.wikia.com/Terms_of_Use Terms of Use] (bullets 5, 7 and 19). This is distinct from people volunteering personal information via editing and comments because you join chat with the expectation that nothing is logged. This is standard for most IRCs, and when you join chat there is no indication otherwise.
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EDIT: Hell, even if you don't join chat, you wouldn't be able to tell normally because of the fact StealthTeh is flagged as a bot account, so its logging is filtered out of Recent Changes by default.

Latest revision as of 01:23, March 21, 2014

Emptylord wrote: While I appreciate it's the principle - why would anyone be bothered it chat is recorded? Unless you plan on committing offenses.

Because surprisingly enough, lots of personal discussion, gossiping, and politics happen on chat.

Incidentally, the logging of chat discussion as long as personal conversations are being held is a violation of Wikia's Terms of Use (bullets 5, 7 and 19). This is distinct from people volunteering personal information via editing and comments because you join chat with the expectation that nothing is logged. This is standard for most IRCs, and when you join chat there is no indication otherwise.

EDIT: Hell, even if you don't join chat, you wouldn't be able to tell normally because of the fact StealthTeh is flagged as a bot account, so its logging is filtered out of Recent Changes by default.

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