This was in reply to a comment from daveman692 in which he said
Can you point me to an actual example of where Virtual Gifts have been abused? Thanks.
My contribution read as follows:
I can use this feature to insert real-life contact information into the use userinfo page of a stalking/abuse victim. Or I can use this feature to continue predatory activities against a user who has banned non-friends from commenting in their journal.
I was replying to a comment from which I inferred that a Six Apart employee thought that the feature didn't need an opt-out until after an abuse had occurred.
If it seems to me that the view of LiveJournal's owners is that this feature doesn't need an opt-out, them it's my job to put an alternative point of view into the suggestions box. I've done so.
I wonder how many other comments have been screened there.