ERIC Number: EJ599687
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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What's in a Name? Some Reflections on the Sociology of Anonymity.
Marx, Gary T.
Information Society, v15 n2 p99112 Apr-Jun 1999
Presents seven types of identity knowledge. Identifies major rationales and contexts for anonymity and identifiability and suggests a principle which holds that those who use pseudonyms on the Internet in personal communications are obliged to indicate they are doing so. Suggests 13 procedural questions to guide the development and assessment of any Internet policy regarding anonymity. (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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