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Privacy & ID
By Jillian C York on Jan 28, 2013.
FB wins pseudonym case in Germany
Discolure of Names as personal data
anonymity and cyberbully
FB asks users to identify friends
Net Privacy and Anonymity
21 September 2012 Last updated at 10:52 ET By Zoe Kleinman Technology reporter, BBC News Facebook-Ireland is responsible for all the site's data outside of the US and Canada and must abide by Irish law
juillet 21, 2012 dans Hacktivisme / cyberactivisme , Vidéos / son
Seoul - (AFP) - South Korea's Constitutional Court on Thursday effectively killed off a law which bans Internet users from using false IDs, ruling it a breach of freedom of expression.
hiding identity online
People who use pseudonyms - as opposed to remaining anonymous or using their real identity - are more likely to leave high-quality comments on blogs and other Web sites, according to data released by Disqus .
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I feel uncomfortably like a prophet. In January , and again last week , I wrote about the prospect of UAVs used as weapons by terrorists; yesterday a man was arrested who “planned to attack the Pentagon using ‘small drone airplanes’ filled with explosives and guided by GPS.”
Why FB & G Concept of 'Real N
"Million" Persona March on Google
Diversity and Google+: Why it Matters
You can’t hide—from anybody
There are anonymous cowards on the internet who abuse others, spread hatred and distribute obscene criminal material.
pseu·do·nym [sood-n-im] –noun a fictitious name used by an author to conceal his or her identity; pen name.
Cross-posted from the EFF’s Deeplinks blog , authored by me, and made available under a CC by 3.0 license .
Posted by Alma Whitten, Director of Privacy, Product and Engineering Peter Steiner’s iconic “on the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog” cartoon may have been drawn in jest--but his point was deadly serious, as recent events in the Middle East and North Africa have shown. In reality, as the web has developed--with users anywhere able to post a blog, share photos with friends and family or “broadcast” events they witness online--the issue of identity has become increasingly important.
Why Google cares
Zuckerberg: Anonymity Online
Blog Update (July 26, 2011): Real Names, Guilt, Self-Censorship, and the Identity War A few days ago in Google+'s "Identity" Controversy: No Easy Answers , I briefly discussed why identity issues -- especially related to Google's excellent new Google+ product, but by no means restricted to Google -- are so complex. I also explained various aspects of Google's policies regarding identity issues associated with Google+ and Google Profiles as I understand them, based on my recent conversation with Google representatives on this topic.
Bitcoin is not inherently anonymous. It may be possible to conduct transactions is such a way so as to obscure your identity, but, in many cases, users and their transactions can be identified. We have performed an analysis of anonymity in the Bitcoin system and published our results in a preprint on arXiv .