[Noisebridge-discuss] anti-anonymity proposals

Josh Juran jjuran at gmail.com
Fri Nov 15 03:40:16 UTC 2013


On Nov 14, 2013, at 6:02 PM, Danny O'Brien wrote:

> I'm pretty neutral on this suggestion, and mildly leaning against
> because (as with all people connected to Noisebridge) I become more
> conservative about change the further I float away from it, but just
> to continue the discussion: how does this prevent anonymous
> membership? The wiki is open to Tor use, doesn't require an email to
> sign up, and you can use a nym.
>
> I guess my criteria for whether this affects things is: could John
> Walters be a member of Noisebridge still? Could someone who we only
> know as "Funny Bill"?

Or "aestetix"?

If you're using an identifiable nym, then it's pseudonymous, not  
anonymous.  I support pseudonymous membership; I don't see how  
anonymous membership can work.

Josh




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