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Anonymity, Human Rights and Internet Protocols

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Stéphane Bortzmeyer , Niels ten Oever
Last updated 2018-02-09
Replaced by draft-irtf-hrpc-anonymity
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Stream Stream state (No stream defined)
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-irtf-hrpc-anonymity
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


Anonymity is less discussed in the IETF than for instance security [RFC3552] or privacy [RFC6973]. This can be attributed to the fact anonymity is a hard technical problem or that anonymizing user data is not of specific market interest. It remains a fact that 'most internet users would like to be anonymous online at least occasionally' [Pew]. This document aims to break down the different meanings and implications of anonymity on a mediated computer network.


Stéphane Bortzmeyer
Niels ten Oever

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)