At an unidentified beach resort somewhere, two friends are lazing by the beach and debating the affairs of the world. The conversation soon turns to the concept of anonymity…
A: Why do people want to be anonymous?
B: So that others will not know their true identities.
A: Whatever for?
B: So they can hide under a cloak of secrecy to say and do things that society or the government might not approve of them saying or doing.
A: Such as?
B: You may have heard of the “Anonymous” group of “hacktivists” who hack into government, religious and corporate websites, defacing them ...