This is a good example of how anonymity can be helpful.  When governments an businesses are doing wrong it’s important that somebody speak up about it to expose the corruption and / or waste.  However in the case of people in Iraq, it’s proven to be a dangerous proposition to be a whistleblower.  Being able to do so with secure anonymity would have allowed these people to expose the information that needed to be revealed without being identified and subject to things like these people have been through


They spoke out about corruption and waste in the reconstruction of Iraq, thinking it
was the right thing to do. But time and again, whistleblowers have found themselves
demoted, fired, even imprisoned by the government they wanted to help.

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