We don't make you sign an NDA when you hit those privilege levels. They are intended as privileges, not burdens. If you feel like sharing vote splits, you may. But if you don't want to, that's ok too. The primary reason vote splits are restricted is performance. I added the request to not share the analytics data because I think it preserves the value of ...


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protecting questions seems to be a smaller privilege Why do you think that? In what sense does protection seem "smaller"? Upvoting and downvoting are both equally important, but the downvote privilege is higher than upvote. Does this seem illogical, too? If not, why not? Here's a few reasons that are more specific. For one thing, protection is unilateral, ...

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