– ein Interview mit ARG-Mitglied Nils Zurawski zu seiner Forschung bei der Polizei, zu Anonymität, Nähe und Distanz.
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 […]
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 […]
J. Nathan Matias writes in The Real Name Fallacy: „People often say that online behavior would improve if every comment system forced people to use their real names. It sounds like it should be true – surely nobody would say mean things if they faced consequences for their actions? Yet the balance of experimental evidence over the past […]
RCA-associate researcher Alexandra Waligorski has just published an article (in German) that reviews current artistic practices that reflect on masking and transparency: Alexandra Waligorski: „Datenmasken und Mugshots. Maskierung als künstlerische Praxis in einer transparenten Gesellschaft.“ in Kritische Berichte, Heft 1.2016, „Ästhetik(en) des Widerstands“, S. 8-19.