anonymity anonymity  /ˌæ nə ˈnɪ mɪ ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the state of being anonymous

Usage(s):

  1. His life was the embodiment of one who moves from rags to riches, from anonymity to internationally imitated innovator.
  2. For the rest of their lives, Venables and Thompson will have a right to anonymity.
  3. That anonymity ended last week when Caruana's face was plastered across newspapers and television screens after his arrest as the alleged kingpin of a global drug-trafficking empire.

News

  1. U.S. files criminal charges against Snowden over leaks: sources

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The government has filed sealed criminal charges against former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, who admitted leaking secrets about classified U.S. surveillance programs, U.S. sources said on Friday. A U.S. Justice Department official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said a criminal complaint had been filed against Snowden, who disclosed documents ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Social media spreads and splinters Brazil protests

    By Caroline Stauffer SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's biggest protests in decades are a confusing, conflicting mix of people and messages. Blame Facebook. Social media tools like Facebook and Twitter enabled mass protests of the sort that have not happened in Latin America's biggest country in more than two decades. As a result of the speed, efficiency and anonymity of online activism, though, an ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Kathleen Parker: Anonymity lost to online world

    At a party a few years ago, a young reporter bounded over to my cluster of social nodders and, with the breathlessness of a born tweeter, chirped: "What's the new hot thing?" Without disturbing my mascara, I replied: "Anonymity." She looked befuddled.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal

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Quotes

  1. "It has been crazy. She has gone from anonymity to being the most downloaded woman in history," "BGT" judge Piers Morgan told celebrity site GMTV.
    on Jun 2, 2009 By: Piers Morgan Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. Referring to his time on the Home Affairs Select Committee, Mr Cameron said: "We came to the conclusion that there was a case for saying that between arrest and charge there was a case for anonymity."
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: Channel 4 News

  3. "For the most part, it has worked. I was beginning to feel quite comfortable that I was fully back to the anonymity I was seeking," Greenspan said.
    on Mar 6, 2007 By: Alan Greenspan Source: MarketWatch

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