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anonymous tip

Information about something (typically criminal or illegal activity) that is offered by an anonymous source. We've received an anonymous tip that there is going to be a major drug deal tonight at the harbor.
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Following the scheme, Prime Minister Imran Khan had made appeals to public holding anonymous (benami) properties and other valuables to register them with the FBR.
On their (http://www.anonymoushackers.net/) website , they gave themselves the descriptor of "an internet gathering." Formed in 2003, Anonymous projects the idea of internet users who are connected not just by technology but also a collective passion to protest against governmental actions they think are detrimental to freedom- sometimes even anarchically.
He said Anonymous would continue its online presence and monitor the elections for any cheating.
Anonymous aggregated feedback collected by a third party is potentially iatrogenic.
Anonymous say the idea behind "Operation ISIS" is to fight the "fear" the group is spreading.
Hackers said that Anonymous hackers share their findings through Internet Relay Chat ( IRC) and other secured chat networks.
READ MORE: Hacktivist Anonymous to 'hunt down' ISIS for Paris attacks
Why do American diplomats sign their essays Anonymous whenever they have something large and upsetting to say?
Beginning a journal at her mother's insistence in order to keep track of her achievements for college applications, "Anonymous" details her daily life and struggles.
Anonymous Alerts[R] said it has received US Patent No.
However, this very ubiquity and ease of expression have exposed another, contentious side--one where nobody can remain completely anonymous for long and where every conversation is stored in perpetuity.
"IT'S TIME to end anonymous comments sections," implored a recent op-ed in the Washington Post.
With the proliferation of the seemingly limitless vehicles for such speech on the Internet and the various forms of social media, our citizens now have outlets for anonymous free speech that were quite simply unimaginable only a decade ago." (1)
CREDITS: (DOCUMENTARY--DENMARK-INDONESIA-NORWAYFINLAND-U.K.) A Final Cut for Real presentation of an Anonymous, Making Movies Oy, Piraya Film production in association with Spring Films.