Resolution: Won't Fix
Affects Version/s: 1.6.2
Fix Version/s: None
It has been noted for some time that it is possible to see user pix even when not logged in.
I thought that this was a security hole but apparently it is deliberate (see above thread).
However in some countries, at least Japan, people own the rights to their own image, and the freedom of information act proscribes the distribution of any information which allows the identification of the individual. The fact that a person looking like this
for instance is at a particular instituation, learning xyz, is in Japan a breach of legal rights, I believe.
Photos are considered as private and personal as name or profiles so the image equivalent of
would be greatly appreciated.
Please see also this thread in Japanese