Jul. 26th, 2011

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While everyone's been busy hating one social network today, the social network we were bitter about over the weekend (and before that), announced their fix. Which is: they're keeping the real names policy, just warning people before they delete. Also, you can search by nicknames.

. . . not that much better, Google.

For fun, more articles on trolls, anonymity, and google plus:

An article that appeared this Sunday claiming that anonymity leads to trolling

If your website is full of assholes it's your fault

Geek Feminism's wiki on the many different ways that someone can be hurt by a real names policy

Another geek feminism article asking for evidence that real name communities are better behaved than communities with pseudonyms.

More on my thoughts on this under the cut )
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