5 Ways Online Anonymity Could Backfire & Ruin the Internet

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Not long ago, I made a case for why we all need online anonymity, and while I still believe that online anonymity has its merits, we can’t ignore the fact that it has its flaws as well — and it’s only fair that we explore those downsides. But first, let’s define online anonymity. Ideally, there would be two separate but related components to it. First, no action or piece of data that you contribute to the Internet could be traced back to the device you used. Second, nobody could track your activity across the Internet. Online anonymity doesn’t mean we…

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