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# anonymity - Saturday 9 November, 2019

Explainer: Why the two boys who murdered Ana Kriegel can never be named

The judge and gardaí have made it clear that there could be severe penalties for anyone who attempts to publicly identify them.

# anonymity - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Prominent entertainer accused of sexual assault cannot be named, judge rules

The entertainer was charged with sexual assault at a venue in Dublin in December 2016.

# anonymity - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Court hears man's right to anonymity breached over rape trial reports appearing beside his name on Google

Counsel told the court that the man was not named in any of the news reports which appeared on Google search.

# anonymity - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Explainer: Why the boys found guilty of Ana Kriegel's murder cannot be named

Despite the fact that the two boys have been convicted, they still cannot be publicly named even after sentencing.

# anonymity - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Lawyers for convicted rapist contest victim's request to allow abuser to be named

The two grew up as neighbours and the attacks began when the woman was nine-years-old.

# anonymity - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Teenager who named her brother's sex abuse victims online jailed

Sophie Turner named the victims in the comments of a Liverpool Echo story.

# anonymity - Friday 4 April, 2014

Facebook considers working on anonymous features

The site is experimenting with ways to allow users to log in anonymously and are said to be considering developing its own anonymity app similar to Secret.

# anonymity - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

China orders internet users to use real names for video uploads

Rights groups have criticised the move saying it allows the Chinese government to further control freedom of expression.

# anonymity - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

TD wants tougher controls of online currencies such as Bitcoin

Patrick O’Donovan has written to the Oireachtas Communications Committee asking them to investigate anonymous internet payments made possible by digital currencies.

# anonymity - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Column: What has psychology got to do with the internet?

The internet provides an exceptional setting for social interactions that has a significant effect on people’s way of thinking, writes psychologist Yair Amichai-Hamburger.

# anonymity - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Column: Making threats over the internet is a crime, but sometimes anonymity is needed

Before we remove the masks of users online, we need to look at both the pros and cons of being anonymous on the internet, writes Fergal Crehan.

# anonymity - Sunday 28 July, 2013

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How to become (almost) invisible on Facebook

Randomers making friend requests? Adverts irritating you? These tips might help.

# anonymity - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Trolls beware: YouTube want you to comment using your real name

Video site YouTube has started asking users to provide their real names when commenting. Some of the reasons they allow you to give for declining prove interesting.

# anonymity - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Eoin McKeogh loses anonymity case against newspapers

Student McKeogh had been named by newspapers in a dispute over an online video. He was not the person in the video.