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Nymwars - Notes on privacy and anonymity

Nymwars - Notes on privacy and anonymity

Talk for SuperMondays http://www.supermondays.org/ on 14/11/2011 about privacy, names, pseudonyms &c.

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skipchris

March 20, 2012
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  1. hello my name is ‚ A BRIEF CHAT (IN GREY

    AND NEON) BY @skipchris ABOUT NAMES, PSEUDONYMS &C Tuesday, 20 March 2012
  2. MAKE UP YOUR OWN MIND Tuesday, 20 March 2012

  3. a name is a label for an identity Tuesday, 20

    March 2012
  4. IDENTITY accountability, ownership, authority Tuesday, 20 March 2012

  5. MULTIPLE IDENTITY see what i did there? Tuesday, 20 March

    2012
  6. politics Tuesday, 20 March 2012

  7. class Tuesday, 20 March 2012

  8. sexuality Tuesday, 20 March 2012

  9. gender Tuesday, 20 March 2012

  10. race Tuesday, 20 March 2012

  11. WOMEN! Opinions taken less seriously. Mothers or intending mothers may

    face hiring, pay and promotion discrimination. 25 times more harassment online experienced by people with “feminine-sounding” usernames. http://www.physorg.com/news66401288.html Lots more at: http://geekfeminism.wikia.com/wiki/Geek_Feminism_Wiki Tuesday, 20 March 2012
  12. LGBT! 50% of LGBT teens experience bullying online. Some countries

    criminalise homosexuality, and a few have the death penalty. Many regions permit businesses to discriminate (i.e. hiring, providing services) against LGBT people. http://www.livescience.com/6199-cyberbullying-rampant-lesbian-gay-teens.html http://www.parentdish.com/2010/03/10/half-of-nonheterosexual-youth-say-theyre-bullied- online/ Tuesday, 20 March 2012
  13. I HOPE WE CAN AGREE THIS IS ISN’T COOL. Tuesday,

    20 March 2012
  14. Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/36266724@N06/3349194563/ (HighlandBlade) Tuesday, 20 March 2012

  15. a brief tangent Tuesday, 20 March 2012

  16. “People’s names change, but only at a certain enumerated set

    of events” “People’s names are case insensitive” “I can safely assume that this dictionary of bad words contains no people’s names in it.” “People have names” http://www.kalzumeus.com/2010/06/17/falsehoods-programmers-believe-about-names/ Tuesday, 20 March 2012
  17. http://xkcd.com/327/ Tuesday, 20 March 2012

  18. EVIL! EVIL! Tuesday, 20 March 2012

  19. If you are not paying for it, you're not the

    customer; you're the product being sold. http://www.metafilter.com/95152/Userdriven-discontent (blue_beetle) Tuesday, 20 March 2012
  20. “Bad actors in the system will be much more reluctant

    to engage in bad behavio[u]r because their real names are attached to their actions” Khoi Vinh, Mixel/Subtraction.com http://mixel.cc/about/facebook-login MISGUIDED! Tuesday, 20 March 2012
  21. ““Real names” policies aren’t empowering; they’re an authoritarian assertion of

    power over vulnerable people” http://www.zephoria.org/thoughts/archives/2011/08/04/real-names.html Tuesday, 20 March 2012
  22. SPEAK UP. DESIGN FOR RESPECT. CULTIVATE COMMUNITIES. Tuesday, 20 March

    2012
  23. ‚“thanks” Tuesday, 20 March 2012