Latest Anonymity Stories

2009-02-24 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A pending application to the New York Supreme Court seeks to force Google to divulge the identity of an anonymous blogger because of a few comments made on the Internet on one single day.

2008-08-28 06:00:36

By Richard Bernstein Anonymous sources are of course among the newspaper reporter's best friends, without whom the cause of informing the public would be severely set back.

2008-06-25 09:02:31

By DEBORAH ORR David Blundell, the chief crown prosecutor for the West Midlands, spoke rather too soon: "The special measures used in this case set a precedent. The level of anonymity used and the lengths gone to maintain it were more stringent than anything used in this country.

2006-04-06 10:15:33

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has decided not to run for a seat on the new U.N. Human Rights Council, U.S. officials said on Thursday. "It's a question more of tactics than principle. The principle is we want to support an effective human rights council.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]