Is there anyone in the process of making a plugin or a code to edit where we as Administrators can view Private Messages sent on our boards?
@Tech I just think its a good plugin to have, (threats in private messages "etc...") ....plus a warning that notifies all registered members that private messages are always logged for security on our own boards?
You have to be retarded to think that whatever you submit on the Internet is not saved on a remote server. This is a lame "excuse", to my mind.
I won't agree nor disagree with this, but there's a reason it's called "private messages/conversations" it's so that only a handful of people can know about it. If you want it so that an admin knows everything that's going on within a private conversation, that's like invading someone's personal space, you just don't do it. On the other hand if there are people using the private conversations for something they shouldn't I can see why you'd want to be able to see said messages.
Is it technically feasible to do? Yes. If somebody wants a plugin to allow administrators to read private messages, I don't see why it couldn't be done.
Personally I wouldn't install it on my forum. I definitely wouldn't say anything in a forum private message that I'd be afraid of someone else reading, though.
Edit: just to be clear, I don't have insight into anyone's messages or accounts on the support forum :) But hell, we don't even have https.
@Garfield You have to be retarded to think that whatever you submit on the Internet is not saved on a remote server. This is a lame "excuse", to my mind.
Wouldn't it be easier to skip all these steps with a simple plugin?
To be honest, I personally don't see why it would be wrong.
Placing it in the Terms Of Service in very clear writing somewhere
Warning in PM that messages are recorded and saved on the forum.
We can have it mentioned upon registration.
Now if we don't put any WARNING signs anywhere then obviously we would be untrustworthy and be totally in the wrong for hiding this from our my members.
At least's if were Transparent about things, it makes a whole lot of a difference amongst us.
On the other hand remember "THE BIG BROTHER" is always spying on us, are they telling us
NOT AT ALL !!!