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By B.L. Ochman @whatsnext

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has a ridiculous post recommending anonymous blogging to workplace bloggers.

Their advice: “If followed correctly, these protections can save you from embarrassment or just plain weirdness in front of your friends and coworkers.”

My advice: If it’s embarrassing or just plain weird, don’t post it.

With incredibly few exceptions, like some Iraqi bloggers who’ve risked death by blogging, anonymous blogs have zero credibility .

When there is danger involved, here are the best practices.

Updated today. First published 2005