Against Anonymity

A survey of the Personensuchmaschine Yasni ( shows that despite the supervision of Prism and tenses only a third of Internet users in the network wants to remain anonymous. Frankfurt, July 30, 2013: Yasni questioned 1,000 Internet users from Germany on the subject of anonymity in the network in the course of the known online monitoring by the United States and the United Kingdom. 52% of respondents want is active in the network show, but protect in certain areas of the own privacy. 15% of respondents are even for a prohibition of anonymity in the network and only 33% are like some privacy advocates – for the total invisibility of personal data. Increasingly, we find people – aware make quite mature certain data in the network, so better to be found. It exchanges other information, however, deliberately only with friends.

If intelligence agencies now have complete access, this sovereignty of the individual is attacked sensitive”, explains Steffen Ruhl, Managing Director of first. The results of the survey in the Detail: would you agree with what statement about the anonymity on the net? 15%: Anonymity on the net is cowardly and should be strictly prohibited. 52%: You must protect in some areas to just his privacy. 33%: It anyone’s, who is outside of the Internet. About first names with the first search engine anyone can free Internet far right people key words such as company, profession, location, and all the information about one’s own or other people.

Registered users can consolidate their information even with an own free Expose and actively present themselves to matching keyword in the search results. Yasni is management with 50 million queries a month the most popular starting point for people search and reputation.

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