Removing anonymity won’t stop the online flame wars

Why do people attack each other via blogs and online forums? Researchers now think they know: Again and again we hear the suggestion that if only people would use their “real” names when commenting on blogs and sites such as the Guardian’s, everything would be sweetness and light. Wouldn’t it? New research suggests not, says psychology lecturer Dr Ros Dyer, who researched computer mediated communication for her PhD at Staffordshire University.
http://technology.guardian.co.uk/weekly/story/0,,2123669,00.html

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