Google+ identity crisis: what’s at stake with real names and privacy? (Wired UK)

27 Jul

Via Scoop.itOf human kindness

After a steady stream of angry blog posts and heated debate among its own users over the value of pseudonymity on the web, Google announced on Monday that it was revising its “real name” policy, at least for display, on Google+. In a post on Google+, Google VP Bradley Horowitz promised greater transparency, particularly in suspension of user profiles. The new algorithm — human as well as computational — offers users a chance to correct their profiles before suspension. In the past week, most banned profiles simply disappeared without warning.
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