This is a response to VC 32 Roger 2 ("Freedom of Information ")...
I don't know if the people you refer to were guilty of anything but I'm guilty of naivete and stupidity mostly. I don't like my privacy invaded, in fact, it was very difficult for me to decide to let Joshua participate in Archipelago.
You're right: it would be nice to be able to get information on people, but I don't want them to have it on me. The big BUT here is that the information is available now one way or the other.
I believe most good ideas can be abused.