Europeans may soon find they cannot be anonymous on the web anymore.
According to News.com, Germany and other European countries are looking to make it necessary to use proper identification to establish an email or internet account. This is also expanding to cell phones - where I guess the prepaid will still have to have government id to purchase.
I know George Orwell set 1984 in an amalgamated Europe and America - but it looks like the European side is going over to the 'dark side' first.
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