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Liang brings up the physicality of the illegal person, as they exist in cities all over the world. This group lives in the shadows, either ignored or invisible to their government. But the fact is that they exist in physical space means that if someone wanted to find them, they could. The Internet provides a way for certain illegal practices to exist in a virtual space instead of a physical space, but things like where people live can’t be virtualized in that way. Even on the Internet illegal activities are sometimes traceable, and though many people pirate intellectual property anyway, the same sort of situation is happening: the eyes of an authority, governmental or otherwise, could track people’s piracy habits if they so chose. While the physicality of life forces people into this situation, illegal activities on the Internet can fairly easily get around it via technologies like TOR. TOR allows users to anonymously send requests over the Internet via a complex, untraceable encryption algorithm. I won’t go into the technical details here, and they can be accessed on the TOR website. Anonymity provides an easy way to look at and purchase illegal items, like illicit drugs. We’ve been looking all semester at various analogs between different media and the physical versus the virtual. Is there an analog for TOR in the physical world? Is it possible to have true, untraceable anonymity in the physical world? What are the consequences of that for the people that Liang writes about?