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  1. is there a way to allow for anonymous comments?

    I want people to be able to comment without having to put a name or an e-mail address as this deters some people from posting.

    The blog I need help with is atmosphereofthought.com.

  2. teachinglepstudents
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    I would like help with this too. I have a password-protected blog and want a handful of people to be able to post comments. I have unchecked the boxes under Settings > discussion that would dis-allow this, but even when I try to post a comment with my other email address or from a different browser, it asks me to log into wordpress. How can we get around this?

  3. You can read about the Recent Update to Comments here > http://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/recent-update-to-commenting?replies=4

    There's more here as well:

    There is quite a bit of speculation here, and while I can't address every single point, I'd like to point out that one of the many reasons behind this change was to provide greater control over your own identity within comments at WordPress.com.

    Anyone who knows your email address could have easily linked their comment to your account in a way that was indistinguishable from you leaving it, and you would have no way of knowing it or stopping them. Now comments linked to your account are always going to be from you. ... read more > http://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/you-must-be-logged-in-to-comment/page/11?replies=327#post-852388

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