“My own stand on anonymity, stated frequently in this space, is that I will not give full respect and credence to things said by people who do not have the balls to stand behind their words. When people complain that I’m trying to get rid of the anonymous nature of the web, I say no, I wouldn’t do that. I’m simply telling you the way I judge your words when you’re too chicken to put your name on them.”
–Newsman, prof and blogger, Jeff Jarvis, always a noteworthy quote, commenting on the recent Brad Stone NYTimes story on blogging code of conduct efforts

“My own stand on anonymity, stated frequently in this space, is that I will not give full respect and credence to things said by people who do not have the balls to stand behind their words. When people complain that I’m trying to get rid of the anonymous nature of the web, I say no, I wouldn’t do that. I’m simply telling you the way I judge your words when you’re too chicken to put your name on them.”
–Newsman, prof and blogger, Jeff Jarvis, always a noteworthy quote, commenting on the recent Brad Stone NYTimes story on blogging code of conduct efforts