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#326 2024-01-22 14:03:08

CrytoCynthia
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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

Some cryptocurrency users embrace the philosophical principles of decentralization, individual empowerment, and privacy. Anonymity aligns with these values and contributes to a user's control over their financial information.

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#327 2024-01-22 14:03:36

Kelechi
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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

Individuals engaging in high-profile transactions or businesses may prefer anonymity to minimize the risk of extortion attempts or targeted attacks based on their financial activities.

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#328 2024-01-22 21:28:48

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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

Anonymity helps mitigate the risk of doxxing (revealing private information) and online harassment. Without personally identifiable details, users are less vulnerable to malicious actors seeking to harm them.

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#329 2024-01-28 16:46:50

oba
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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

KAMSI_UG;30425 wrote:

Anonymity helps mitigate the risk of doxxing (revealing private information) and online harassment. Without personally identifiable details, users are less vulnerable to malicious actors seeking to harm them.

Doxxing is the malicious practice of publishing someone's personal information online, such as their name, address, phone number, email, or workplace, with the intent to harm, harass, or intimidate them.

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#330 2024-01-28 16:47:05

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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

oba;30800 wrote:
KAMSI_UG;30425 wrote:

Anonymity helps mitigate the risk of doxxing (revealing private information) and online harassment. Without personally identifiable details, users are less vulnerable to malicious actors seeking to harm them.

Doxxing is the malicious practice of publishing someone's personal information online, such as their name, address, phone number, email, or workplace, with the intent to harm, harass, or intimidate them.

Online harassment is the abusive behavior of sending or posting unwanted, offensive, or threatening messages or content to or about someone online.

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#331 2024-01-28 16:47:20

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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

thrive;30801 wrote:
oba;30800 wrote:
KAMSI_UG;30425 wrote:

Anonymity helps mitigate the risk of doxxing (revealing private information) and online harassment. Without personally identifiable details, users are less vulnerable to malicious actors seeking to harm them.

Doxxing is the malicious practice of publishing someone's personal information online, such as their name, address, phone number, email, or workplace, with the intent to harm, harass, or intimidate them.

Online harassment is the abusive behavior of sending or posting unwanted, offensive, or threatening messages or content to or about someone online.

Both doxxing and online harassment can have serious negative consequences for the victims, such as emotional distress, reputational damage, financial loss, physical harm, or even death.

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#332 2024-01-28 16:47:36

joanna
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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

Vastextension;30802 wrote:
thrive;30801 wrote:
oba;30800 wrote:

Doxxing is the malicious practice of publishing someone's personal information online, such as their name, address, phone number, email, or workplace, with the intent to harm, harass, or intimidate them.

Online harassment is the abusive behavior of sending or posting unwanted, offensive, or threatening messages or content to or about someone online.

Both doxxing and online harassment can have serious negative consequences for the victims, such as emotional distress, reputational damage, financial loss, physical harm, or even death.

Anonymity is the state of being unknown or unidentifiable online. Anonymity can help mitigate the risk of doxxing and online harassment by making it harder for the perpetrators to find, target, or expose the victims.

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#333 2024-01-28 16:47:51

oba
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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

joanna;30803 wrote:
Vastextension;30802 wrote:
thrive;30801 wrote:

Online harassment is the abusive behavior of sending or posting unwanted, offensive, or threatening messages or content to or about someone online.

Both doxxing and online harassment can have serious negative consequences for the victims, such as emotional distress, reputational damage, financial loss, physical harm, or even death.

Anonymity is the state of being unknown or unidentifiable online. Anonymity can help mitigate the risk of doxxing and online harassment by making it harder for the perpetrators to find, target, or expose the victims.

Anonymity can also empower the victims to express themselves freely, seek support, or report abuse without fear of retaliation or stigma.

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#334 2024-01-28 16:48:05

thrive
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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

oba;30804 wrote:
joanna;30803 wrote:
Vastextension;30802 wrote:

Both doxxing and online harassment can have serious negative consequences for the victims, such as emotional distress, reputational damage, financial loss, physical harm, or even death.

Anonymity is the state of being unknown or unidentifiable online. Anonymity can help mitigate the risk of doxxing and online harassment by making it harder for the perpetrators to find, target, or expose the victims.

Anonymity can also empower the victims to express themselves freely, seek support, or report abuse without fear of retaliation or stigma.

Anonymity can be achieved by using various tools and techniques, such as pseudonyms, encryption, VPNs, Tor, or secure messaging apps.

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#335 2024-01-28 16:48:20

Vastextension
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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

thrive;30805 wrote:
oba;30804 wrote:
joanna;30803 wrote:

Anonymity is the state of being unknown or unidentifiable online. Anonymity can help mitigate the risk of doxxing and online harassment by making it harder for the perpetrators to find, target, or expose the victims.

Anonymity can also empower the victims to express themselves freely, seek support, or report abuse without fear of retaliation or stigma.

Anonymity can be achieved by using various tools and techniques, such as pseudonyms, encryption, VPNs, Tor, or secure messaging apps.

However, anonymity is not a perfect or absolute solution. Anonymity can also be abused by the perpetrators to hide their identity, evade accountability, or avoid detection.

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#336 2024-01-28 16:48:36

joanna
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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

Vastextension;30806 wrote:
thrive;30805 wrote:
oba;30804 wrote:

Anonymity can also empower the victims to express themselves freely, seek support, or report abuse without fear of retaliation or stigma.

Anonymity can be achieved by using various tools and techniques, such as pseudonyms, encryption, VPNs, Tor, or secure messaging apps.

However, anonymity is not a perfect or absolute solution. Anonymity can also be abused by the perpetrators to hide their identity, evade accountability, or avoid detection.

Anonymity can also be compromised by the victims' own actions, such as sharing too much information, using weak passwords, clicking on malicious links, or trusting unverified sources.

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#337 2024-01-28 16:48:51

oba
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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

joanna;30807 wrote:
Vastextension;30806 wrote:
thrive;30805 wrote:

Anonymity can be achieved by using various tools and techniques, such as pseudonyms, encryption, VPNs, Tor, or secure messaging apps.

However, anonymity is not a perfect or absolute solution. Anonymity can also be abused by the perpetrators to hide their identity, evade accountability, or avoid detection.

Anonymity can also be compromised by the victims' own actions, such as sharing too much information, using weak passwords, clicking on malicious links, or trusting unverified sources.

Anonymity can also be challenged by the authorities, the platforms, or the adversaries, who may have the legal, technical, or social means to access, collect, or reveal the victims' personal information.

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#338 2024-01-28 16:49:08

thrive
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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

oba;30808 wrote:
joanna;30807 wrote:
Vastextension;30806 wrote:

However, anonymity is not a perfect or absolute solution. Anonymity can also be abused by the perpetrators to hide their identity, evade accountability, or avoid detection.

Anonymity can also be compromised by the victims' own actions, such as sharing too much information, using weak passwords, clicking on malicious links, or trusting unverified sources.

Anonymity can also be challenged by the authorities, the platforms, or the adversaries, who may have the legal, technical, or social means to access, collect, or reveal the victims' personal information.

Therefore, anonymity should be used with caution and responsibility. Anonymity should not be seen as a license to violate the rights, privacy, or dignity of others. Anonymity should not be taken for granted or assumed to be guaranteed.

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#339 2024-01-28 16:49:22

Vastextension
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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

thrive;30809 wrote:
oba;30808 wrote:
joanna;30807 wrote:

Anonymity can also be compromised by the victims' own actions, such as sharing too much information, using weak passwords, clicking on malicious links, or trusting unverified sources.

Anonymity can also be challenged by the authorities, the platforms, or the adversaries, who may have the legal, technical, or social means to access, collect, or reveal the victims' personal information.

Therefore, anonymity should be used with caution and responsibility. Anonymity should not be seen as a license to violate the rights, privacy, or dignity of others. Anonymity should not be taken for granted or assumed to be guaranteed.

Anonymity should be complemented by other measures, such as education, awareness, prevention, protection, and enforcement, to combat doxxing and online harassment effectively and comprehensively.

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#340 2024-01-28 22:07:36

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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

We all have different idea of what anonymity should be and it's strange that some people still don't know what true anonymity is all about.

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#341 2024-02-04 19:35:46

Kelechi
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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

Vastextension;30810 wrote:
thrive;30809 wrote:
oba;30808 wrote:

Anonymity can also be challenged by the authorities, the platforms, or the adversaries, who may have the legal, technical, or social means to access, collect, or reveal the victims' personal information.

Therefore, anonymity should be used with caution and responsibility. Anonymity should not be seen as a license to violate the rights, privacy, or dignity of others. Anonymity should not be taken for granted or assumed to be guaranteed.

Anonymity should be complemented by other measures, such as education, awareness, prevention, protection, and enforcement, to combat doxxing and online harassment effectively and comprehensively.

Raising awareness about the impact of doxxing and online harassment fosters a culture of responsibility. Awareness campaigns can highlight the legal and ethical implications, encouraging responsible online behavior

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#342 2024-02-04 19:36:38

CrytoCynthia
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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

Well,Preventive measures, such as robust privacy settings, two-factor authentication, and careful consideration of personal information sharing, can significantly reduce the risk of falling victim to doxxing. Users should be informed about these safeguards.

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#343 2024-02-05 22:08:28

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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

Anonymity provides an escape from societal expectations, allowing individuals to explore and express different facets of their personalities without judgment.

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#344 2024-02-08 23:11:06

CrytoCynthia
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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

Certainly, the anonymity afforded by certain platforms allows individuals to delve into and showcase various aspects of their personalities without the pressure of conforming to societal norms or facing judgment.

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#345 2024-02-08 23:13:40

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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

Indeed, anonymity serves as a refuge for individuals to authentically explore and express diverse facets of their personalities, fostering a sense of freedom and acceptance devoid of societal expectations or judgment

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#346 2024-02-12 12:10:45

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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

joanna;3343 wrote:
Kelechi;2934 wrote:
KAMSI_UG;2925 wrote:

Although for so long anonymity has been so misinterpreted many see anonymity as a bad thing and see it for those who has something to hide like a criminal.

And as long as Cryptocurrency still has haters the anonymity seen as a problem would not go away, regardless I am not phased by that because I believe in anonymity and privacy protection.

There is no way we can ensure that cryptocurrency won't have detractors because the consensus and censorship-resistant nature of cryptocurrency is a "NO" for some people, especially the banking industry and some governments. However, cryptocurrency's detractors are not the main reason why people believe anonymity to be all about illicit activity.

Cryptocurrency Exchanges: These platforms facilitate the buying, selling, and trading of various crypton. They often provide wallets for users to store their digital assets.
Crypton Wallets: Digital wallets enable users to store, send, and receive cryptocurrencies securely. They can be software-based (online, desktop, or mobile) or hardware devices.

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#347 2024-02-12 21:55:25

CrytoCynthia
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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

KAMSI_UG;31578 wrote:

Indeed, anonymity serves as a refuge for individuals to authentically explore and express diverse facets of their personalities, fostering a sense of freedom and acceptance devoid of societal expectations or judgment

Anonymity allows individuals to explore different aspects of their personality, interests, and beliefs without the constraints of their real-world identities

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#348 2024-02-12 21:56:37

Kelechi
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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

CrytoCynthia;31881 wrote:
KAMSI_UG;31578 wrote:

Indeed, anonymity serves as a refuge for individuals to authentically explore and express diverse facets of their personalities, fostering a sense of freedom and acceptance devoid of societal expectations or judgment

Anonymity allows individuals to explore different aspects of their personality, interests, and beliefs without the constraints of their real-world identities

Well, this freedom to experiment fosters self-discovery and personal growth, enabling individuals to better understand themselves and their values

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#349 2024-02-12 21:58:11

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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

Anonymity promotes open and honest communication by removing barriers that may inhibit individuals from expressing their thoughts or feelings openly especially among cryptocurrency users

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#350 2024-02-19 20:45:08

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Re: A compilation of reasons and arguments why one should be anonymous.

transactions are typically pseudonymous, meaning that they are not directly tied to a person's identity. This offers a level of privacy that is not always possible with traditional financial transactions

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