Ever since in elementary school, I learned that there are traitorous people in Internet. You should never, ever give strangers your name, face, or address. Privacy. Internet security. Protection of identity. They say.
But why to worry? I don’t even need them. I can always create a new face, a new name, a new address: an avatar, a username, a homepage.
I can be who I want to be. That helpful one, that supporter, that fellow fan. That hatemonger, that attention-seeker, that troll. I do not bring there anything I don’t decide to. There is only what I want to show.
Lies, they say. Anyone can be anyone in Internet.
But can they catch the truth better? Behind all that is irrelevant?
This girl whose stammering isn’t an issue when she communicates by writing.
This boy whose online friends are not aware of the harmful lies that the bullies in his school spread.
This woman who wants to be primarily a person and secondarily a person of minority.
This man who wants to be