[theme-reviewers] Hidden IP field in theme contact form

Rodolfo Buaiz brasofilo at gmail.com
Fri May 10 22:18:57 UTC 2013

I'd like to point out that, in this theme case,
it happens in admin side, in a form placed in the theme options
and called "Get support/Any comments/feedback/questions?"

On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 11:54 PM, Bryan Hadaway <bhadaway at gmail.com> wrote:

> How is this any different than hundreds of plugins that capture someone's
> IP (including Akismet) without the website visitor's knowledge?
> Seems to me there would only be two logical arguments:
> 1. This isn't allowed *in themes* because it's plugin territory, period.
> OR
> 2. Look into the purpose, is this an anti-spam measure or is there no
> logical explanation that even the author can provide for this?
> Finally, I think privacy and security and transparency are very important,
> but is it our place to dictate such things? Isn't it the responsibility of
> the website owners to provide Privacy Policies and so forth?
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