It is a simple enough question: Should people be allowed to have anonymity when they operate online?
I should clarify, I don’t mean in some CIA/NSA spying mission type of thing. I mean when you post on Internet forums, on Newspaper comment sections etc., should you be allowed to do it behind a false or made-up ID, or should you have to post under your real name, with real details?
Personally, I have no problem posting under my read name etc., I think if you are going to say something, have the balls to stand behind it. Don’t hide behind a wall. And that goes double for trolling. For the record, I have no problems with trolls, trolls who point out someone who is being hypocritical, or making fun of someone with an over inflated sense of ego. But I do have a problem with people essentially attacking the defenseless.
Anyway, back to the original point; Internet anonymity, yes or no?