tommyss writes: "CoolTechZone.com has a new piece on that talks about killing anonymity to keep the Internet civil. Will it work? "You may have heard about the Kathy Sierra case, which has been spreading in the blogosphere like wildfire for the past couple of days. In case you haven't heard about the news, here's a quick synopsis. Sierra, a prominent female blogger, decided to withdraw from participating in a workshop at O'Reilly's Emerging Technology Conference and decided to stop writing on her blog because of the death threats and crude sexual comments that she has received in the course of four weeks. Obviously these comments were made anonymously on Sierra's blog and on two other sites."
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