The restrictions in place on the communication features aren't something that can be lifted because of members supporting the idea in a thread or questionnaire. It's something that is beyond the control of the staff (including the Administrators) so I'd be wasting your time by asking about it because I simply don't have the authority to remove it in future upgrades. That sort of decision rests with EC's owners and its legal counsel. The details surrounding the introduction of it all is posted around the site in a couple of places if you haven't read up on it yet. It explains the necessity for it after the infamous incident in 2008. Martin.