Mark this a red letter day; I totally agree with your sentiments.
On 9/24/2018 1:33 PM, Gene wrote:
I assume that in general, such people don't intend to do
harm. But I still would not show or share personal information
wit them unless there were no alternative. Hiding your password
should be adequate protection. But just as I don't assume that
most volunteeers at the service would do me harm, I'm not going
to assume that none of them will.
If it is ever necessary to disclose personal information, I
would disclose only what is necessary and nothing more.
Aside from that, I'm not sure using a service like this to
solve a captcha would work. You may want to comment on the
clarity of what you see when someone sends a camera image of a
screen to someone.
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On Mon, Sep 24, 2018 at 02:55 AM, Richard Bartholomew wrote:
Also, you are placing a lot of faith in someone who
will probably be able to see your logon details as well as the
Well, for myself, as a volunteer for Be My Eyes, I know very well
both what the formal rules are (which would forbid such unethical
behavior) and the informal rules are (which would forbid such
Also, as has been pointed out, passwords themselves are virtually
never shown by default, and I can't imagine there's any blind
individual who would frequently wish to turn on the show password
feature where it is available.
It is one thing to be cautious and another to be paranoid. There
is no reason to believe that people volunteering to assist in this
way are doing so to do you harm.
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