“ Impersonate a member of the combine for any reason. This means you may not steal a person's name on IRC or register on message boards with someone else's handle.
If we read very carefully the above phrase, there are important issues we need to note:
- The rule speaks of impersonating a
The rule is phrased to explicitly, specifically and exclusively refer to out of game comunication methods.
For example, in a game situation, I can walk from the shadows to a certain lieutenant, cover my face with a cloak, let just a bit of my costume rental admiral uniform show from under my cloak, and speak to him in a hoarse voice, giving him specific orders.
This is a case of face-less communication, and if the said person does not verify who the face behind the voice is, it's his mistake.
They need to have a secret pass-word or code-word that changes periodically or whatever, for this specific cases.