[LINK] Andrew Keene 'The Cult of the Amateur'
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Tue Sep 18 21:53:49 EST 2007
>Anonymity is a reality. Are we *really* going to retro-fit
>identification to meatspace society, and require not just policemen
>with excessive powers to wear their name-tags on duty, but everyone?
Roger you raise an interesting point. However, there is a difference
between anonymity meeting a person in a pub and not knowing their
name, and 500 people on a web site using aliases or fake names for
the purpose of creating harm.
The guy in the pub isn't "anonymous" entirely. You can see and feel him.
In a chat room or forum with 500 people, 490 of them might be the same person!
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