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Old 16 Nov 2016, 21:40
shimei shimei is offline
Join Date: Feb 2015
Originally Posted by ProSportsForums View Post
You're getting into a semantics argument on the meaning of the term "private." Your average user is going to assume private means between only the parties specified. Courts are going to determine that interpretation as reasonable and customary.

That's a dangerous game I would not be willing to play.

I'm not saying you're wrong. Private messaging is the least secure form of communication next to public messaging on a forum. But the average user knows nothing or virtually nothing about how the information is stored.

Users have a reasonable expectation of privacy when the word "private" appears in the title of the feature or function being used.
But ya gotta love the way Mark's semantics turn some people around

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