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Internet anonymity is a valuable tool


There is a lot of chatter on the web. In fact that's pretty much the point, to have as many people sharing as much information as they want.

A lot of that info is, or can be, posted without requiring a name be attached, which upsets many people, while others find it freeing and necessary.

Anonymity is baked into the structure and culture of the web.

While many websites now allow the linking of accounts across websites and identity verification through cellphones or email, the web began with nothing more than usernames for each site, handles to go by in the sea of web surfers.

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