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Feature proposal #8704

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PMS: remove non-system messages from backend view

Added by krileon 3 months ago. Updated 2 months ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Target version:
Start date:
09 September 2021
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:

Description

For privacy reasons user to user messages should not be visible in backend. Only system messages for easy management of system messages.

Reasons for this change

Background

The reason is that Human Rights protect the privacy of private correspondence:

See Article 12 of Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human rights has been ratified by 193 member states which is the vast majority of nations.

E.g. in EU, this is done in Art 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights

Thus, CB should not help admins breach such fundamental rights by just the click of a visible button, especially if users expect "Private messages" to be private, and have not been expressly warned and have not expressly authorized view by an administrator or moderator with access to admin backend.

Exceptions

System messages and global messages sent to all users by administrators or system-functions are not private correspondence, and should therefore continue to be visible in the administration aera.

Future steps

This function was initially added for moderation purposes and harm prevention, so different possibilities for moderation and harm prevention that respect in good balance the right to privacy should be re-examined in the future.


Related issues

Related to CB - Feature proposal #8714: PMS: Implement support for supplying a report reasonAssignedkrileon17 September 2021

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Related to CB - Feature proposal #7356: Implement menu option for reporting messagesClosedkrileon19 November 2018

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Actions #1

Updated by beat 3 months ago

  • Private changed from No to Yes
Actions #2

Updated by krileon 3 months ago

  • Subject changed from PMS: implement permissions for backend messages table to PMS: remove backend messages management
  • Description updated (diff)
Actions #3

Updated by krileon 3 months ago

  • Subject changed from PMS: remove backend messages management to PMS: remove non-system messages from backend view
  • Description updated (diff)
Actions #4

Updated by krileon 3 months ago

  • Status changed from Assigned to Resolved
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

Implemented in MR !1726

Actions #5

Updated by beat 3 months ago

  • Description updated (diff)
Actions #6

Updated by beat 3 months ago

  • Description updated (diff)
Actions #7

Updated by krileon 3 months ago

  • Description updated (diff)
Actions #8

Updated by krileon 3 months ago

  • Private changed from Yes to No
Actions #9

Updated by beat 3 months ago

Actions #10

Updated by beat 3 months ago

Actions #11

Updated by beat 2 months ago

  • Target version changed from CB 2.7 to CB 2.6.3
Actions #12

Updated by beat 2 months ago

  • Status changed from Resolved to Closed
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