understanding the importance and impact of anonymity and authentication in a networked society
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Names, Nyms, Addresses and Reputations: The Experience of Anonymity in the Wired World
By: Jacquelyn Burkell and Peter West

ABSTRACT:
The anonymity of the Internet looms large in the public consciousness, at least in part due to the positive and negative behavioural effects that are entailed. Behaviour, however, is driven by internal feelings rather than external conditions, and to understand the impact of online anonymity we must therefore understand the subjective experience of the condition. This paper presents preliminary results of a qualitative study exploring this issue. 

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