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Technology is making it easier to trust strangers

A new trust framework is emerging, fuelled by social, economic and technological forces that will profoundly change not just how we are trusted in the world, but how we view trust in the world.

http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2016-01/29/trust-networks

A New Legal Framework for Online Anonymity: California’s Privacy-Based Approach

The Internet might never have developed into a free and open forum in the US countries and many other democracies if users weren’t guaranteed at least some level of anonymity. However, under the current legal framework used by most courts, that anonymity is elusive for many types of online behavior. California’s new approach to anonymity recognizes the longstanding need for privacy that’s fundamental to online life. Courts in the US and other nations can and should learn from California’s approach and recognize anonymity as a fundamental right to privacy.

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=7349084