28 Jun 2018 sye   » (Journeyer)

Voting right, what counts as a vote in our civil society?
{ this article didn't pass the approval thresh hold on by alienable admin... in June 2018 - the gist of complaint is about Quora moved _all_ of my past 'comment' to questions on their site )

One always had to pick a battle to fight, so that the next Joe might gain benefit of your fight. Why Quora.com requires stringent 'naming policy'? Their rep even asked me to provide government issued ID for my legal name verification. I've been on the internet governance since 1995(?), so I have quite some baggage to wish the Net do more than e-commerce! All I wish to 'express' on Quora is to vote other's saying UP or Down... but I need to give AWAY my Identity for doing that? What State of Union are we living NOW ?

And my rational is anything said to a total stranger via internet should NOT be construed as 'legally' binding utterance. As there is too many abuses from all sides, I am unmoved on my own resolve. Our lack of intelligence and common sense at maintain any meaningful dialogue as a nation of all people has already been severely curtailed due to bankruptcy in literature and art of letter in general. ( let alone interpretive power in 'other' tongues.)

None the less, it is interesting to read others opinion on this strictly 'enforced' policy


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