[development] Re: [drupal:dries] /modules user.module
gerhard at killesreiter.de
Mon Jan 9 22:38:25 UTC 2006
Karoly Negyesi wrote:
> On Mon, 09 Jan 2006 20:52:02 +0100, Moshe Weitzman
> <weitzman at tejasa.com> wrote:
>> Karoly Negyesi wrote:
>>> Let me try again.
>>> What I wanted to send is that we should either
>>> a) delete the user and all of his content.
>>> b) block the user
>>> If you delete the user and leave the content then you have broken
>>> attribution rights which is not a good idea.
>> - block the user and unpublish the content
> I like that...
This might not be sufficient under certain circumstances. Under German
(and maybe EUropean) privacy law, I can demand that my data be erased
Use case: an ecommerce site where you wish to cancel your acount for
some reason. Also, it might be required that the user's content be
deleted (say from a discussion board).
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