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I was waiting for a thread on these topics also. The spread of the Turkish protests is very interesting, started with a small group protesting in a park, and now...
There is an article in Science this morning with network scientists interviewed about the NSA surveillance...
Maybe listservs are no longer where these discussions take place? Maybe now it is Twitter and blogs???
On Jun 14, 2013, at 9:09 AM, Barry Wellman wrote:
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> I am flabbergasted that there has been no discussion on this list -- or even announcement -- of the NSA's use of social network analysis to do massive surveillance of American and unAmerican populations.
> Nor any talk of the Turkish situation -- seems to fit Chuck Tilly's network-basis analyses of collective political behaviour.
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