Read_431 – True Names Not Required [Gigi]

“We need to be able to disassociate from our identities to protect ourselves. We need the freedom to selectively reveal ourselves. We need the possibility to rally behind names, symbols, masks, and the ideas they represent — using transient identities and wearing masks ourselves if we have to. If identities are permanent and transparent, rebellion and revolution are impossible.” – Gigi

A great piece from the epic blog over at, by none other than Gigi, author of 21 Lessons. What is importance and impact of pseudonymity? Why should we be vigilant about the preservation of privacy in cyberspace? Find out in today’s excellent read, “True Names Not Required”

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