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Wired: U.S. Wants Less Web Anonymity

“The U.S. government may need sweeping new powers to investigate
and prosecute future denial-of-service attacks, top law enforcement
officials said Tuesday.”

“Anonymous remailers and free trial accounts allow hackers and
online pornographers to cloak their identity, deputy attorney
general Eric Holder told a joint congressional panel.”

” ‘A criminal using tools and other information easily
available over the Internet can operate in almost perfect
anonymity,’
Holder told the panel.”

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