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Hackers Post Private Data From More Than 4,000 Bank Execs

Hackers affiliated with Anonymous seem to have published information from more than 4,000 American bank executive accounts on a government website last night. The alleged hack is part of its new "Operation Last Resort" campaign, protesting the prosecution of hacktivist Aaron Swartz.

Will Real Names Make YouTube Friendlier?

Is the solution to flame wars, copyright protected uploads, and general poor decorum around YouTube simply a matter of introducing name tags? That's what Google is hoping.

Facebook Comments: Not the End of Anonymity, Just a Blow for Civility

In the wake of popular blog TechCrunch's adoption of Facebook's Comments plug-in to control the virulent, useless and nasty comments on its site, the Internet has erupted with screeds about the death of anonymity. But DailyFinance columnist Alex Salkever isn't worried -- he's relieved.