Re: Scout Names on Websites?
R A Helfrich (rahinmd@OLG.COM)
Sun, 20 Oct 1996 16:41:04 -0400
I do not think that you can ever be too protective of your Scouts. The best
web pages that I have seen include the Scouts first names only. Some
include the first name and last initial so that identification within the
Troop is possible but not from an external agency
At 03:26 PM 10/20/96 -0400, you wrote:
>Im with Troop 1 in Flushing/Bayside, NY (Our 87th year).
>We're in the process of creating a presence on the Web (of which I am
>Webmaster of the moment) and I have a question. Given the era of Youth
>Protection, I have adopted the position that no Scout's name should appear
>on the Web pages. We established a single mailbox for the troop so that
>troop email can be screened.
>Bruce Cobern (he's around here somewhere:)) were discussing this and he
>suggested I canvass SCOUTS-L for opinions. Am I being too restrictive on
Rick H. I used to be an Eagle....
Scoutmaster, Troop 1321
Southern MD District
National Capital Area Council
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