Discussion Paper: Disentangling Anonymity and Privacy

We invite comments and feedback on the following discussion paper, which has been put forward by members from the Anonymity Project Group. ANON-Discussion Paper No. 1: Disentangling Anonymity and Privacy. Theoretical reflections in the light of the conceptual history of both terms. Authors: Gertraud Koch & Anna Henke (SP 3) Anonymity and privacy are subjects […]

Rezension: „Kritische Kollektivität im Netz.

Carolin Zieringer aus dem Anon-Team rezensiert für surveillance-studies.org das Buch „Kritische Kollektivität im Netz. Anonymous, Facebook und die Kraft der Affizierung in der Kontrollgesellschaft“ von Carolin Wiedemann. Insgesamt bietet “Kritische Kollektivität im Netz” einen guten, historisch eingebetteten und reflektierten Überblick über aktuelle Theoriedebatten, der auch einen Beitrag zur politischen Praxis leisten kann.  

Ephemera Special Issue on Anonymity, featuring Anon-Researchers

In a process that started decades ago, a multiplicity of forces is creating a slow, but steadily rising storm against anonymity. Discourses of transparency and accountability often describe anonymity as a threat. Technologies such as the IP-address-based Internet, sensory devices, and machine learning techniques further undermine anonymous encounters. In an age of near ubiquitous surveillance […]