| Sunday, July 20, 2008 - 07:33 am |
No. That is incorrect.
Any economist will tell you that information is a criteria to be met for a perfect competition market.
Blanking is denying that information.
It is a sort of censorship, even if on request, that manipulates results. For instant, if any field is blanked, standard deviation's result would be manipulated, inaccurate.
If any field was blanked, for personal reasons, statistics would no longer be objective. They would be no longer trustworthy.
Why is information important?
Overall, and not extending its implications, it leads to better planning and course of action.
To know more, you can always google information.
I don't see anyone else hailfesting about who's first other than you Sam.
I'm speaking about stats abstractly, indifferent of who speaks or of what the results are. You, on the under hand, are centering yourself on those matters.