Re: HELP NEEDED FROM S'ONE WHO DEEPLY UNDERSTANDS EMAIL & WEB SECURITY

From: Dave Korn (no.spam@my.mailbox.invalid)
Date: 02/28/02


From: "Dave Korn" <no.spam@my.mailbox.invalid>
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 13:59:53 -0000


"Graper" <graperdude@aol.com> wrote in message
news:de080a2a.0202270843.7794c716@posting.google.com...
> silentzzpartner@yahoo.com (John Smith) wrote in message
news:<e3fd4fa6.0202240210.4e5f62eb@posting.google.com>...
>
> > 3. What I want to do is put up an anonymous web site to which workers
> > & others can contribute information anonymously by e-mail about what's
> > happening in various echelons of the company, and provide secure ways
> > for people to access it and write to it.
> > 4. If any juicy info about top management will be on the site (and I
> > believe it will) it is certain that they will put cyber detectives on
> > the trail to try and find out who is responsible, and my head may
> > roll.
>
> Assuming you could do this, how would you verify the posters were
> indeed employees of the company and that the information posted was
> accurate? At a minimum you have a rumor mill that could turn into a
> slander mill. In the latter case, the business might have grounds for
> a lawsuit.

  Hence the need for pretty unbreachable anonymity I would guess! And isn't
it even the case that truth is only an absolute defence against libel
accusations in some jurisdictions, and not others ?

      DaveK

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