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Denise ([staff profile] denise) wrote in [site community profile] dw_suggestions 2017-02-27 07:31 pm (UTC)

We don't do that because it would be too easy for someone to accidentally change their security level on the update page without realizing, then publicly post something they thought would be locked. Because it can be a security/privacy issue, we make people explicitly choose to make the security less restrictive than their default (ie, edit the post after posting and explicitly choose to make it less restrictive) rather than risking a misclick, a browser glitch, or an extension accidentally changing the security setting at the time of update.

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