making it easier to delete your profile
This feature, or as close as we can currently come to it, has been added with the deployment of our new Drupal 7 site.
We now offer two options for deletion:
one option for the blocking (disabling) and retaining of the account, its username, content, and identifying information and another option for anonymizing the account name and details while retaining its user-generated content.
For security and privacy reasons both options still require the intervention of a HASTAC site administrator.
AdminHASTAC Help (hastac.org, HASTAC) commented
We have found that Drupal 6 does not support this without significant additional coding. As a partial measure we will make it clearer how users can contact us to request deletion of their profiles.