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pseudonymous

Using a pseudonym, which is a fictitious name or alias. Pronounced "soo-don-a-miss." For example, cryptocurrency transactions are pseudonymous because the aliases are the sender and recipient's secret keys, not their names. However, if someone is able to determine the identity of the key, then all the transactions ever made with that key are no longer private. Contrast with anonymous, which means nameless. See cryptocurrency.
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To achieve pseudonymity, a type of identity privacy, BSMs must use pseudonyms, or pseudolDs, each of which having a corresponding digital certificate.
Hansen, "A Terminology for talking about privacy by data minimization: Anonymity, Unlinkability, Undetectability, Unobservability, Pseudonymity, and Identity Management," 2010.
The book's finest moments are its subtle readings of the varied and lively case studies, which also enable Newell to question her own methodology, negotiating between historicizing, biographizing and respect for pseudonymity, while recognizing that race, class and gender matter.
(297) Relatedly, Reddit users are encouraged to protect their privacy with pseudonymity. "It is thought bad form on Reddit to reveal your real name," (298) and there is a strong norm against "doxxing"--revealing personal information about members without their consent.
Finally, the proposed enforcement regime--information reporting and backup withholding, including reporting by third-party settling organizations may not work that well with anonymity or pseudonymity, one of the major characteristics of many virtual currencies.
(2) This concern is perhaps given a renewed importance by the tendency of some recent critics to overlook the specific problems posed by pseudonymity. Megan Matchinske, for instance, decides to "assume female authorship" throughout her discussion of the texts "as both narrators [that is, Sowernam and Munda] 'regardless of gender, construct [themselves] as female and as such establish [themselves] in those terms'" (60).
(76) Here, counsel could have argued that AB's right to equality as a young person required granting her access to pseudonymity in order to permit her to pursue civil legal redress against her attacker, and that the application of the subjective proof of harm standard, which might otherwise be fairly applied to adults, had discriminatorily negative effects when applied to a child.
Fraudulent behavior which occurs in online auctions is not easy to detect mainly due to the use of various techniques by fraudsters to camouflage their behavior and due to the pseudonymity of users participating in the auction.
Heymann, The Birth of the Authornym: Authorship, Pseudonymity, and Trademark Law, 80 NOTRE DAME L.
This pseudonymity is in keeping with Adam Smyth's observations in his 'Profit and Delight': Printed Miscellanies in England, 1640-1682 that miscellanies 'resist authorcentric scholarship' and 'generally declare little interest in authorship: poems are titled with loose or noncommittal descriptions, they are almost always anonymous', and 'On those very rare occasions when ascriptions are offered, they are usually incorrect'.
See, e.g., ANDREAS PFITZMANN, MARIT HANSEN, & HANNES TSCHOFENIG, INTERNET ENGINEERING TASK FORCE, TERMINOLOGY FOR TALKING ABOUT PRIVACY BY DATA MINIMIZATION: ANONYMITY, UNLINKABILITY, UNDETECTABILITY, UNOBSERVABILITY, PSEUDONYMITY, AND IDENTITY MANAGEMENT (2010), http://tools.ietf.org/id/draft-hansen-privacy-terminology00.html.