Anonymity,Should it Stay Around?
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Might Be Better Without It

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Anonymity is an issue  that the world has dealt with for a while, but now it seems more previlant than ever. The reason is the internet. It gives people a voice, no consequences, and no identity needed to express themselves. This is a good thing, some people really need that outlet and sometimes can envoke deep conversation.

 

There is another side of anonymity. The side that takes lives, cause people to go into seclusion or change their lives totally. The ramafactions of anonymity is not limited to online bullying, but terrorists are using it to make moves from wherever they are. These articles showed both sides of Anonymity and they both still have me confused as to if it is necessary 

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Anonymity opens up split personality zone

Anonymity opens up split personality zone | Anonymity,Should it Stay Around? | Scoop.it
Between out-of-control customers, vituperative online posters and road-raging drivers, it’s hard to find an individual who hasn’t succumbed to the siren song of faceless, consequence-free communication.
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Yes being anonymous online is an issue people forget that it originated offline and continues there. We have all screamed out obscenities and vulgarities behind the wheel, at football and basketball games. We have the split personalities when no one is around

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Randi Zuckerberg: Anonymity Online 'Has To Go Away'

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Randi Zuckerberg, Facebook’s marketing director, has a fix for cyberbullying: stop people from doing anything online without their names attached.
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Cyberbullying is an issue thats related to anonymity that people have online. This issue has taken lives and sent many into therapy. The anonymity allows the people responsible to continue bullying. Another downside to anonymity

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The Virtues of Anonymity

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I chose this article because it discusses both sides of anonymity. It points out the fact that there needs to be a balance reached between whether to allow anonymity to continue or to end it all together. 

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Unless you follow the ins and outs of politics along the Bayou, you probably missed this month's resignation of Jim Letten, the longest-serving U.S. attorney in the country. Why did he resign?...
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The anonymity of today has taken away from the integrity of the written word. People hiding behind anonymous names and avatars, gives no accountability to the writer. This article discusses that.

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In defence of anonymity online

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Mariam Cook: Cif is four: Why should we put up with – or pay any attention to – those who will not reveal their identity? For many reasons
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While anonymity might be under attack for the negative aspects, but it  allows some people a chance to be free. This article points out the value of the freedom anonymity gives people

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How terrorists survive under the cloak of anonymity online

How terrorists survive under the cloak of anonymity online | Anonymity,Should it Stay Around? | Scoop.it
Terrorists using social media – they were, unfortunately, among the early adopters.
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This article discusses the down side to anonymity online. It shows the tricks that terrorist use to stay under the radar. Tricks such as toss and go email addresses and several user names. 

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