I've watched this post for the past couple days...spending way more time than anyone should reading edit history and comments. That nonsense in itself is why I quit on GIS.SE for a few months. But me going on about that is not an answer to the question. That point in itself is a problem - this "question" is now different than the original question. Now that ...
...should the email be removed?
Yes, personal information goes in the user profile page.
Posts must be kept as clean as possible, i.e, without user signatures, salutations, and other kinds of unrelated messages with the Q/A content.
Update: the new site design is now live for GIS.
I like the new profile pages and the impact box too.
We are on the list but as mentioned at
it needs a CSS update and we are in the half of sites that are awaiting theirs:
List of communities with base css updates ...
There is a related post in Meta Stack Exchange: Is it acceptable to solicit money on a user profile? and the top scored answer says:
... . As long as it is not against the Terms of Service, anything goes on personal user profiles.
The second top scored answer says pretty much the same. So, it is ok if you have a venue in your user profile to receive $ if ...
Let me add another answer for your original question, which was also about a hypothetical user who was responding and commenting on questions in an aggressive and non-productive way (i.e., 'trolling' around).
When you see such type of action here, first thing you can try is indeed flagging for moderator attention as suggested in the other answer (generally, ...
Requiring users to write a profile that includes their employer's name is not something that is a Stack Exchange network policy. The only discussion I have seen about Stack Exchange control over what appears there is at Rules for Profiles.
As a focused Q&A site within the Stack Exchange network, GIS SE operates within its rules and policies, and while ...