Daily Dot - A senior Homeland Security official recently argued that Internet anonymity should outlawed in the same way that driving a car without a license plate is against the law.
Erik Barnett, an assistant deputy director at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and attache to the European Union at the Department of Homeland Security, outlined his argument in an article. . . published in FIC Observatory, a French publication dedicated to debates about cybersecurity.
“Should not every individual be required to display a ‘license plate’ on the digital super-highway?”
“When a person drives a car on a highway, he or she agrees to display a license plate,... Similarly, should not every individual be required to display a ‘license plate’ on the digital super-highway?”