On 08/11/2018 01:15 PM, Judit Foglszinger wrote:
> It's weird to compromise the privacy of all attendees,
> because something bad could happen or someone could commit a crime.
They do the same on aircraft and most people seem okay with simply
because you have to weigh your loss of privacy against the win of
safety on board.
> Debconf is not known for the high number of criminals among it's attendees,
> rather the opposite.
I was not assuming that at all. But the thing is, you are never able to
see into someone's mind so it doesn't hurt to have at least some sort
> If data collection and insisting on real names would start because of a
> incident, that "could have been avoided", that would be the same kind of
> overreaction, that governments got used to nowadays.
> This shouldn't be copied by us.
Lots of western countries have had mandatory registration with the authorities
for years: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resident_registration
The US is rather an exception when it comes to this.
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