[kwlug-disc] Interested in a presentation about Privacy?

R. Brent Clements rbclemen at gmail.com
Tue Apr 27 23:28:57 EDT 2010


And don't forget rms, esr, maddog...

On a slightly different tangent, I know a guy whose legal middle name
is Snuggles.

On 4/27/10, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:
> So ... following this thread ...
>
> What is identity (perhaps only for key signing purposes)?
>
> Clearly it's not a name. Perhaps the hat one's wearing in a particular
> context.
>
> For that matter, what is anonymity.
>
> Khalid Baheyeldin wrote, On 04/27/2010 10:19 PM:
>> On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 2:58 PM, Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>
>>>>> And re: aliases,
>>>>>
>>>>> Really?  You really want to be in the web of
>>>> trust as "Dragon Slayer13-1985" ?
>>>>
>>>> Depends.  Being in the the web of trust as Dragon
>>>> Slayer13-1985 doesn't mean I can't be in it as Chris Frey as well.
>>> Some people know me as "Rarsa". When I meet them in person, I say "hi I
>>> am
>>> Raul and I may have met you at...", When I see their "who???" face I say,
>>> "rarsa" and they can then recognize me.
>>>
>>
>> In Drupaldom, I see something similar.
>>
>> The user name on drupal.org has become a synonym for the person.
>>
>> For example webchick (Angela Byron, core committer for Drupal7), chx
>> (Karoly
>> Negyesi, core contributor), catch (Nathaniel Catchpole, core contributor),
>> ...etc.
>>
>> We often have that printed on the conference badges, or people write it if
>> it is not there. I have also seen it on business cards as well.
>>
>> I am kbahey by the way ...
>
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