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Why are we discouraged to...
Posted 23 July 2010 - 09:26 PM
Posted 23 July 2010 - 09:39 PM
Members are asked not to use full real names of their attackers for a number of reasons that pertain to the safety of the board and of the members themselves.
Unless your abuser has been convicted naming them on a board such as this leaves you and the board open to a legal case. It could have serious repercussions for the member too. The abuser may react with violence if this comes to their knowledge or friends of that person may lash out.
Also, even without those factors, a name is not always unique to one person. This could cause problems for an innocent person. Even when pictures have been provided (in media cases) the wrong people have been targeted.
I understand you need to warn others of your attacker, I really do.
If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to ask
Posted 23 July 2010 - 10:03 PM
Heptet is right - it is for safety and legal reasons, both for yourself and for this organisation, that we do not allow members to post the name of their perpetrator/s unless they have been convicted for the abuse/assault. If that is the case, we simply require some form of proof of the conviction, and then you are more than welcome to name your perpetrator.
Posted 18 December 2010 - 07:19 PM