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Are "Real Names" Policies an Abuse of Power?

telekon (185072) writes | more than 3 years ago

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telekon writes "Microsoft researcher Danah Boyd argues in this article that "The people who most heavily rely on pseudonyms in online spaces are those who are most marginalized by systems of power."

This comes fresh on the heels of Facebook's Randi Zuckerburg arguing for online anonymity to be abolished."

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Huh? (1)

Mike (1172) | more than 3 years ago | (#36996498)

Don't want to give your real name, but that's the policy? Don't sign up. It's easy. There's no "right" to have an account.

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