Should we make profiles Red Privacy level if they have information about possible living people? [closed]

+3 votes

With the changes coming soon for Privacy levels I thought of this. My profile has a lot of potential information about living individuals that are, I feel, important facts about my life. Should we have personal profiles with such biographies be set to the Red Privacy level?

I am talking about member profiles that can not be set to Unlisted.

I have the privacy set so that you can see what I mean but unless told otherwise I will set it to Red no later than 21 May 2018.

WikiTree profile: Dale Byers
closed with the note: I reset the privacy AND removed the entire biography section
in The Tree House by Dale Byers G2G Astronaut (1.6m points)
closed by Dale Byers

1 Answer

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Surely, even if you set them to Red, if they are living (or possibly living), they will go Unlisted anyway, such as your father.
by Ros Haywood G2G Astronaut (1.5m points)

I know that Ros, My Question is should my profile be set to Red. Removing the information on others talked about is not a good idea because a lot of that is first hand information that would be lost forever if something should happen to me. I am asking this after getting out of the hospital for a very serious health issue, others in my age bracket have died from the same issues I have.

If you want the rest of your profile to stay more open,  you could move info on living people to the memory box.

Eowyn, I have already moved the information to a place where it will not be lost, except for those of you on WikiTree. Your suggestion would make by biography a much poorer description of the actual facts so for now I will either remove the entire biography or set the profile to Red by Monday.

The only loss will be to WikiTree.

Whatever works for you Dale.

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