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anonymity

 [an″o-nim´ĭ-te]
protection of the subjects in a research study so that their identity cannot be linked with their individual responses, even by the researcher; see also confidentiality.

a·no·n·ym·i·ty

(an'ŏ-nim'i-tē)
Protection of participants in a study or report so that even the researchers or authors cannot link specific respondents with the information provided.
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He's had his chances - he's committed two very, very serious sets of offences and anonymity has been wasted on him, a lot of people would say.
He's had his chances, he's committed two very, very serious sets of offences and anonymity has been wasted on him, a lot of people would say.
Two recent court decisions involving these business models are showing just how limited the right to online anonymity can be.
This definition introduces ambiguity with the term anonymity when used as in anonymity set, defined below.
The law on anonymity does need to be reviewed and fairness does need to play a far greater role in these cases.
You should care because Anonymous functions as a social laboratory where participants experiment with the power, threat, and promise of anonymity itself.
A feeling of anonymity or perceived anonymity refers to a state wherein individuals shed their identity and normative standards, which leads to reduced self-awareness (Plowman & Goode, 2009).
Together with the move to advance the roll-out of broker anonymity, the PSE also announced that it is doing away with the earlier announced phased implementation of the program.
8220;One of the benefits of online anonymity is that it allows people to express their views, uninhibited, especially if it is an unpopular opinion,” Santana said.
Several calls have been made for people accused of sex crimes to be granted anonymity until they are convicted to protect people who are wrongly accused.
In earlier cases, the same anonymity has allowed criminals banned from trading on stockmarkets to manipulate prices on stock exchanges.
Whether you want to share sensitive protest footage without exposing the faces of the activists involved, or share the winning point in your 8-year-old's basketball game without broadcasting the children's faces to the world, our face blurring technology is a first step towards providing visual anonymity for video on YouTube," says Google in a blog post.