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Just found another reason why "real names" in Google+ are not always a good idea. Now that Google is merging the "groups" function with its other tools, my mailing list, run by "Emergency Coordinator" for ARES activities. Since the mail can be sent by anyone in the EC leadership chain, a specific name is not possible...Call it a fail for using a role based assignment.
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Goes back to that discussion weeks (months?) ago, talking about why you would want or need an "alias" on a social network. I came up with actors and authors. I didn't think about role based accounts.
 
Don't forget activists. But yeah its a fair point.
 
Well, I can see why they would want to keep activists out of their clean swimming pool ;)
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