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anonymous

adjective authorless, bearing no name, having no acknowledged name, incognito, innominate, nameless, of unknown authorship, secret, sine nomine, unclaimed, unidentified, unnamed, unsigned, unspecified, without a name, without the name of the author
Associated concepts: anonymous donor
See also: unspecified

ANONYMOUS. Without name. This word is applied to such.books, letters or papers, which are published without the author's name. No man is bound to publish his name in connexion with a book or paper he has published; but if the publication is libellous, he is equally responsible as if his name were published.

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Lee said: "If there was no anonymity, we would be returning to the mob rule scenes that we faced outside Bootle juvenile court in February 1993.
Mr Lee said: "If there was no anonymity we would be returning to the mob rule scenes that we faced outside Bootle juvenile court in February 1993.
If your opinion is factually accurate, but asserts wrongdoing on the part of another, the government's right to investigate that wrongdoing may override your right to anonymity.
Thus we can define two distinct privacy properties, pseudonymity and pseudonym anonymity.
Anonymity was granted to rape suspects under the 1976 Sexual Offences Act, but was removed in 1988 after concerns from police.
In several studies, researchers have found support for the relationship between feelings of anonymity and counternormative behaviors.
Initially, the PSE was targeting the implementation of Phase 1 of broker anonymity in March 2014 which involves limiting the visibility of brokers IDs of matched trades only to brokers and their systems.
8220;In short, when anonymity was removed, civility prevailed,” he said.
Earlier this year Maura McGowan QC, chairman of the Bar Council of England and Wales, told BBC Radio 5 live: "Until they have been proven to have done something as awful as this, there is a strong argument in cases of this sort - because they carry such stigma with them - to maintain the defendant's anonymity.
Behind anonymity, the hostiles think they're free to post abuse, publish defamatory posts, and even try and mould public opinion.
Visual anonymity in video allows people to share personal footage more widely and to speak out when they otherwise may not," the blog post further stresses.
While denying a tax whistleblower's appeal of an IRS award rejection, the Tax Court agreed to grant the whistleblower anonymity in court proceedings and to redact identifying information from the case record.