March 17, 2004
The expectation of a degree of anonymity while surfing "the internet" may change with the outcome of a file-sharing case (via Fred). I am not sure what to make of this claim. Do we not lose our expectation of privacy whenever we traffic in stolen goods?
"(The) effect of the order would be to strip away anonymity," said Cameron. "Those documents were shared on the assumption the sharing was done anonymously . . . (if order is granted) people will perceive that online activities are no longer anonymous."
Posted by Ghost of a flea at March 17, 2004 08:33 AM