Only Trolls Use Anonymity? Myth Busted.

August 5, 2011 at 8:08 PM (Uncategorized) (, )

Everyone who writes something anonymously is a troll who is hiding something or harassing people. This could be solved by forcing people to use their real names online. Right?

When I was a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, I received a few serious death threats – as did the female sports columnist, who got more abuse and harassment than I ever did. The people that threatened me, and two that have gone on to harass and stalk me to this day, have done so with their real names proudly on display.

– Violet Blue

But you go on believing those old myths about anonymity if you want to.

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