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by Dzhayk
Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: The case against anonymity
Replies: 5
Views: 720

Re: The case against anonymity

Sockpuppets are more possible with more anonymity. With sockpuppets manipulative behaviour is possible such as convincing people of, say, belief or attitude B by pretending to be someone with both belief or attitude A (which is widely respected/agreed with) and opinion B. Also convincing people aga...
by Dzhayk
Wed Jan 18, 2017 7:36 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: The case against anonymity
Replies: 5
Views: 720

The case against anonymity

Many advocates of privacy and anonymity/pseudonymity are also advocates against 3rd-party control. Here I argue that if one is against the latter then one should also be against the former. Sockpuppets are more possible with more anonymity. With sockpuppets manipulative behaviour is possible such as...

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