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Web Anonymity Tensions Persist

ONLINE PRIVACY

March 1, 2013

The Hill reports on discussions at this week’s RSA conference in support of reviving “a heated cybersecurity debate over whether to preserve anonymity and the use of pseudonyms in online chat forums and social networks” amidst ongoing tension “between free speech advocates and those who say tougher steps are needed to boost cybersecurity on the Internet.” Meanwhile a CNN report focuses on a panel discussion by industry leaders at the event, asking the question, “Will people share their personal data freely in exchange for more customized service? Or will they become fiercely protective of private information, using tools and browsers that protect their identity from advertisers and other third parties?”
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