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While some environments allow entirely anonymous and unfettered participation, many have some process that new users must go through prior to engaging in some or all forms of participation. This process, often called registration, might require the user to provide contact information such as an email address, identifying information such as their real name or credentials to some other established account elsewhere, a username that will identify them on the medium or instance being registered for, or a password that will prevent other users from using the same name or account in an indistinguishable fashion.