can mods/admins read pm's?

Discussion in 'Website Announcements, Feedback, Issues, & Guides' started by ChuckenGirl, Jul 27, 2008.

  1. ChuckenGirl

    ChuckenGirl Songster

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    I know that on certain forums mods/admins can but can they on byc?
     
  2. lurky

    lurky Songster

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    got something to hide?? [​IMG]
     
  3. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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  4. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Fantastic question. One that has been asked before, but I don't mind answering again:

    Mods do not have any access to PMs.

    As the administrator I have access to all the data on the forum, but by matter of principle and privacy do NOT read PMs. There are extreme cases where I've been forced to review specific PM's because of reports of harassment, SPAM, etc. but try to avoid having to do so.

    Usually we rely on members to simply copy/paste any problems in PM and send to a moderator via email or pm.
     
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

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    No, we cannot read PM's. Personally I wouldn't want to read other people's messages. I have too many of my own to plow through.
     
  6. ChuckenGirl

    ChuckenGirl Songster

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    Quote:im a teenager what do i not have to hide

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    and thanks for the answer nifty and missprissy, you two are a great help
     
  7. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

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    Wow...glad to hear the answer is no. I never considered that invasion of privacy. Eeep!

    (Nothing to hide, but I don't think anyone has the right to know my private correspondance without my consent. JMO)
     
  8. lurky

    lurky Songster

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    Quote:im a teenager what do i not have to hide

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    and thanks for the answer nifty and missprissy, you two are a great help

    [​IMG] ........... Hopefully less than my teenager did [​IMG] (just kidding.........maybe [​IMG] )
     
  9. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

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    Quote:im a teenager what do i not have to hide

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    and thanks for the answer nifty and missprissy, you two are a great help

    [​IMG]
     
  10. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

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