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Gwaker has an anonymous commenting system called Burner. It is offered as an alternative to Facebook, Twitter and Google.

  • What's the difference between Burner and creating a throwaway Google , Facebook, or Twitter account?

  • Is the difference between Gawker's "Burner" and the other providers mainly the Terms of Service?

  • Is there an OpenID site that offers similar protections? (e.g. the Duck Duck Go of OpenID)

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It seems like it is probably equivalent to a throwaway account, although with less work involved. Another similar service that creates a disposable openid is at http://openid.anonymity.com/

Other services like myopenid.com allow you to create multiple aliases for a single account. Liquidid.net allows you to create multiple anonymous email aliases.

I guess it all depends what you want to accomplish and how permanent you want to make the identity.

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    "we have made the decision to end of life the myOpenID service. myOpenID will be turned off on February 1, 2014." there are other alternatives you could list, though – endolith Sep 4 '13 at 21:01

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