Anonymity Essays

  • Anonymity In Internet Essay

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    Technology - Policies and Practices of Anonymity in the Internet Abstract: This paper discusses the importance of anonymous Internet access and how the benefits of such access outweigh the disadvantages. Also discussed is the violation of anonymous access in some cases and the steps that can be taken to preserve anonymity. Most importantly, what specifically are the rights of Internet users and what guidelines should govern widespread Internet policy of anonymity? The rapid growth of the

  • Assignment 2: The Ethics Of Online Anonymity

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    LP2 The Ethics of Online Anonymity     With media communication on the rise, it is important for humans to remember the basic respect levels that come with both media and face to face communication. In my opinion, media communication requires the same amount of respect as face to face communication. If a person is unable to confront or criticise a person face to face, they should not be able to do it in a media conversation. In my experiences, I have found it much easier to deal with confrontation

  • The Anonymous Culture: The Online Disinhibition Effect

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    culture that online anonymity has created. “Before Facebook and Twitter became avenues for advertising ourselves and our careers, before Internet dating became not only acceptable but preferable to the alternatives, before so much of our social and professional lives came to be conducted on the Web, social spaces of a different kind existed online.” the people who populated the web felt more at home in communities “built around semi-anonymous, real-time, written discourse.” (Anonymity as Culture Treatise

  • Enhancing Group Performance

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    that task performance was better yet group maintenance was poorer in randomly selected groups. Another study (Sosik, John, J., Avolio, Bruce, J., Kahai, Surinder, S.(1997) found that anonymity had a positive effect for transformational leadership on group effectiveness( similar to task performance). Anonymity in this case refers to group members being unidentified by the group leader on the GDSS system (the internal computer system measuring group potency and group effectiveness). The variables

  • anonymity

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    anonymous people There are numerous approaches to communicate secretly on the Internet; these include unknown remailers for e-mail, unnamed posting, and nameless production of Web pages and videos. Anonymity permits an individual to express perspectives uninhibitedly, without the worry of repercussions. Anonymity permits an individual to be contentious, to take disagreeable positions on unpredictable issues, and to attempt to change social order. This freedom of speech an... ... middle of paper ...

  • Revealing One’s Personality Online

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    we communicate. The difference between communication online and communication in “real life” is that when you are online, people cannot see you, and therefore have no idea who you actually are. So, people often feel a greater sense of freedom and anonymity, which allows them to reveal either who they truly are, or who they want to be. People often reveal their personalities differently online than in real life. The personalities formed in this free environment play an important role online. In “Psychology

  • Colloid Cysts, Physical and Personal Impacts on Patient and Spouse

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    for three years and will be referring to aspects of the patient that I know to be true, but am unable to cite all details due to learning them via the dynamics of the relationship. The patient and the patients’ spouse have requested complete anonymity for the purpose of this paper. The car accident resulted in a series of injuries for the patient which were a fractured pelvis, a lacerated bladder, internal organ bruising, a moderate concussion, and sciatic nerve palsy (nerve damage). The

  • The Importance of Masks in William Golding's Lord of the Flies

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    manner. While formulating the theme of the story, Golding utilizes much symbolism, one of these symbols being the masks, or painted faces, that the boys wear.  The masks, and painted faces, became a producer of evil circumstances, give a sense of anonymity, and represented the defiance of social structure. Whenever someone is wearing a mask or has a painted face, evil is at large.   The very purpose of a mask is for hiding. The boys use the masks to hide their lust for blood, killing, and death

  • Pros And Cons Of The Deep Web

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    set foot in the Deep Web. Nonetheless, the main purpose of this research was to explain: What the Deep Web is, what and how someone accesses it, the history behind Tor, the history and issues surrounding cryptocurrency, and the problems that web anonymity brings, as well as the positive and negative attributes of the Deep Web. I neither condone nor do I disapprove of the usage of the deep web, so long as it strictly abides with the law. Furthermore, I do not recommend that the technologically inexperienced

  • History of Web Based Learning

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    environment. Using the web gives the learner a change of pace that makes learning fun. Many forty to fifty years olds may feel very uncomfortable walking around on a college campus. They may be seeking career changes and the Internet allows for the anonymity that is not available anywhere else. Web based learning does not have to take place solely on a college campus. Many elementary and secondary school teachers may assign web projects because äsince its ease of use makes the Internet trivially accessible

  • Nonmarket Issues for

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    prosperous. And the pace of the world becomes faster as well. Nowadays, with these huge changes in information transmission, some nonmarket issues gradually appear in this new industry because of its characteristics of free-resource, high-speed and anonymity. In this case about, this firm got two pressing nonmarket issues since it launched last year. One was concerning the conflicts between two groups in this year¡¦s presidential election in Taiwan. Another issue is targeting the free-resource

  • Psychological Effect Of Technology (Technophobia)

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    with typed text, people have the option of being themselves, expressing only parts of their identity, assuming imaginative identities, or remaining completely anonymous. Anonymity has a disinhibiting effect that cuts two ways. Sometimes people use it to act out some unpleasant need or emotion, often by abusing other people. Anonymity also allows them to be honest and open about some personal issue that they could not discuss in a face-to-face encounter. Sitting quiet and staring at the computer monitor

  • The Identity of Thomas Pynchon

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    produces works which simultaneously deal with issues of disappearance and meaning, of identity and nothingness in a fashion that befuddles some and delights others. He speaks to the world from his invisible pulpit, hiding behind a curtain of anonymity that safely disguises his personality from the prying eyes of critics and fans alike. Without a public author presence, readers are forced to derive the identity of the author instead from the author's actual works. When searching for the identity

  • Internet Chat Rooms

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    them each a questionnaire containing 10 questions that would hopefully determine if they shared my feeling about information gathered on line. Although they knew who sent them the questionnaire, with our instructor's assistance they were guaranteed anonymity in their responses. I had no way of determining who they were and if they answered. I'd like to begin by first stating the questions asked together with a narrative of how I interpreted the results. I sent the survey during class on May 18, 2000

  • Virginia Woolf's A Room of One’s Own

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    In Virginia Woolf’s feminist essay “A Room of One’s Own,” Woolf argues that “a woman must have money and a room of her own” (16) if she is to write fiction of any merit. The point as she develops it is a perceptive one, and far more layered and various in its implications than it might at first seem. But I wonder if perhaps Woolf did not really tap the full power of her thesis. She recognized the necessity of the writer’s financial independence to the birth of great writing, but she failed to discover

  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Poetic Style

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    writing. In fact, some critics, like Alethea Hayter, go so far as to propose that an "honest critique of her work must admit that she often wrote very bad poetry indeed" (15). Accusations against Barrett's work were often targeted at her tendency for anonymity, her excessive development of thoughts, unsuccessful forced rhymes, and more often than any other of her familiarities, her tendency to create her own words. Despite being relatively shunned by the world of poetry, Barrett persisted in writing poetry

  • Internet Addicts in Danger

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    the social interaction and growth of people in the world. More and more of the world’s youth are becoming addicted to Internet chat rooms. Not only are Internet chat room relationships leading to impersonal contact of people hiding flaws behind anonymity, they are leading to the abduction of many underage individuals. In an article published in The Age, a magazine in Melbourne, Australia, Doctor Mubarak Rahamathulla has researched teenagers that have become "pathologically addicted" to Internet

  • Alia Wong's Essay On Technology And Education

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    In Alia Wong’s article she talks about how Rueben Loewy makes some key points on technology and education in kids. He makes a claim that the digital revolution has dramatically changed the way kids perceive reality. Wong inserts a quote from a principal researcher at Microsoft Research explaining the reasoning and it says ““ the rhetoric of digital natives’” is dangerous because it distorts the realities of kids’ virtual lives, the result being that they don’t learn what they need to know about online

  • Exploring the Dark Side of Human Nature in The Killers

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    could do?...Maybe it was just a bluff...Couldn't you get out of town?...Couldn't you fix it in some way?'" (Hemingway, 251).  He is not mentally prepared to accept the darker side of human nature. "It is a story of discovery, in which the anonymity of the observer serves to compel the reader's attention to the bare facts as they add up, one by one, to a pattern of demonstrated yet... ... middle of paper ... ...rld, they will be over-burdened with the unfairness of everyday life.

  • Use of Disguises in Homer's Odyssey

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    for his long lost father without revealing her divine nature, so she assumes the guise of Mentor because men were generally given more credibility in those days.  In a similar vein, Odysseus disguises himself as a homeless man in order to exude anonymity so that he can safely return to Ithaka where he slaughters the inconsiderate suitors.  The characters' use of disguises is a key element that Homer utilizes to further the story as well as spice up the plot. "Fame and fortune is the ultimate goal