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pseudonyms

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Facebook wins German case on pseudonym ban

German court says it has no jurisdiction over the social network because its European headquarters are in Ireland.

By February 15, 2013

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German state orders Facebook to allow pseudonyms

The data-protection agency in one German state ordered the social network to end its policy of requiring members to establish accounts under their real names. Other states may follow.

By December 18, 2012

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Facebook to launch verified accounts with pseudonyms

Celebrities and other public figures will soon have the chance to verify their accounts and display a preferred "alternative name," TechCrunch reports.

By February 15, 2012

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Google+ updates policy to address identity crisis

Google's social network will now let users identify themselves with pseudonyms, as long as those alternative identities are "established."

By January 23, 2012

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Ep. 1162: Where we protect our necks

Today is the 19th anniversary of Enter the Wu-Tang Clan (36 Chambers), so today we're broadcasting as our Shaolin pseudonyms Inspectah Jeff, JYu-God, and Ol' Dirty Nunez.

By November 9, 2012

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The 404 1,162: Where we protect our necks (podcast)

Today is the 19th anniversary of Enter the Wu-Tang Clan (36 Chambers), so today we're broadcasting as our Shaolin pseudonyms Inspectah Jeff, JYu-God, and Ol' Dirty Nunez.

By November 9, 2012

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Google VP: Why Google+ requires real names

Speaking with tech blogger Robert Scoble, Google VP Vic Gundotra reportedly explained why Google+ policy forces people to create profiles using their real names rather than nicknames or pseudonyms.

By July 25, 2011

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Google+ rescinds real-name mandate

Reversing its three-year-old policy, Google relents and will now no longer require people to provide their real names to access Google+.

By July 15, 2014

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Why Virginia is right to overturn spam conviction

Whoops! State legislators didn't do their homework when writing an antispam law, which a court said unreasonably banned perfectly legitimate use of e-mail pseudonyms.

By September 12, 2008

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News of a Mac OS X worm incites death threats and intrigue

Various people hiding behind pseudonyms are fueling news about a supposed worm for Mac OS X.

By July 19, 2007