Anonymous speech

Americans are so preoccupied with privacy.

[Story about maid in Nanjing here]

Speech is power, just like money and guns. Especially when it’s amplified by the press, government, or the internet. I’d like to know who you are if you’re trying to influence the zeitgeist, whether by political donations, black and white ops, or propaganda.

If you want to be private, write a letter and hand deliver. Or use PGP at an internet café. But if you want to shout, whether on the train or online, don’t say you also need privacy at the same time.

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