[Clips] The "Other" Ester: Anonymity-- Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

Michael Gurski cypherpunks at gurski.org
Tue Nov 8 09:14:29 PST 2005

On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 11:58:22AM +0100, Jonathan Thornburg wrote:
> >
> >Anonymity: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
> >Esther Dyson
> >
> >It's ironic that the Web once seemed to promise individuals new
> >opportunities to explore the world without showing their face. Instead, it
> >is turning out to be a powerful force against anonymity.
> [[...]]
> Am I the only one that finds it ironic that
> (a) this site wanted to set a cookie, and
> (b) it wants a registration to show me more than the first paragraph?
> No thanks -- my policy is not to view "free" stories that require
> registration.

As usual, bugmenot.com comes to the rescue.  But, no, you weren't the
only one.  I *think* that may have been the point of the post, which
included the login prompt text.

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