[JDEV] Bots and Privacy => problem?
mark at mjwilcox.com
Tue Aug 20 16:23:46 CDT 2002
Ideally you should be able to say "here's what I want you to have from me"
even if I have all of your information because you decide to share it with
You can never be totally anonymous (and in fact the spamming problem is in
fact because you CAN get away pretty good at disguising whom you are) but
just as you can in the real world, you can choose to disclose how much you
give out about yourself.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe Hildebrand" <jhildebrand at jabber.com>
To: <jdev at jabber.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 20, 2002 2:50 PM
Subject: Re: [JDEV] Bots and Privacy => problem?
> What about having 2 vcards, one private and one public, with the
> private one only visible to people for which you have 'from' or 'both'
> subscriptions in your roster?
> Joe Hildebrand
> Mattias Campe <mattias.campe at rug.ac.be> writes:
> > Hi,
> > I love the principle of bots like news at jabberbuddy.com, but still,
> > there could be a whole spam-company behind that Jabber bot and they
> > will not only know my JID, but worse, they will know my e-mail adres
> > (jippie, more spam :( ) *and* my telephone number *and* ... Of course,
> > I can refuse to fill in my profile, but maybe I want my friends to
> > know my personal information...
> > So my question is: "Is it possible to hide (certain) profile
> > information in the roster for a certain group (eg. a group "bots") or
> > even up to the level of the user?".
> > Greetings
> > mattias,
> > hoping this is possible
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