Individuals who endeavor to remain anonymous when they send information over the web using different anonymous email and anonymous messaging services use these services to ensure the information they share with others cannot be traced back to them. There are equally good and bad uses for sending anonymous emails. Most people use anonymous email and anonymous messaging for legitimate and legal purpose. However- like any method of communication, whether it be smoke signals, secret decoder rings or a simple anonymous letter sent through the mail; there are always individuals that will use anonymity for nefarious purposes. It is critically important to keep this in perspective, since anonymity is a component of right to freedom of speech.
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