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Anonymity

Getting Anonymous: Recent pressure from the recording industry threatening lawsuits for music traders has created a new segment of interest in software: anonymous browsing, P2P, etc. While initiatives like Microsoft’s Passport are trying to find ways to preserve and authenticate identities, some Internet surfers are taking the opposite approach and opting for invisibility. I guess it’s largely a function of the needs of an Internet surfer…but this identity/copyright/IP battle is far from over.