Our work on Internet censorship and UK riots: What people say
Others have commented on our research on how censorship may change the pattern of violence. In particular, so far:
- Numerama (18th August 2011, France), Une étude conclut que la censure du net accroît les émeutes
- Alt1040 (18th August 2011, Spain), Nueva investigación modela la relación entre violencia y censura
- Techdirt (17th August 2011, USA), New Research: Internet Censorship To Stop Protests… Actually Increases Protests
- Le Soir / Geeko (15th August 2011, Belgium), Filtrage du Net et émeutes : quel impact ?
- Global Sociology Blog (11th August 2011, USA), The Visual du Jour: Model and Reality
- Regards sur le Numérique (11th August 2011, France), Les émeutes au crible des sciences sociales
Thank you to all those who have contributed to the debate! Your comments, viewpoints and suggestions are most welcome.
Update as of 19th August 2011:
- OWNI.fr (19th August 2011, France): Censure des médias sociaux: éléments pour une sociologie des émeutes britanniques (French translation of my joint blog post with Antonio A. Casilli of 11th August).
- Netzpolitik (19th August 2011, Germany) Studie: Warum Internetzensur zu gewaltsameren Aufständen führt
- WinFuture (19th August 2011, Germany) Internet-Zensur lässt Gewaltpotenzial steigen
Also, our paper has made it to the top ten most downloaded in a number of SSRN e-journals: ERN: Conflict; Conflict Resolution; Alliances; PRN: Political Processes, Public Policies, Individual & Social Well-Being; PSN: Computational Models (Games) (Topic) and PSN: Other Games & Political Behavior (Topic).
Update as of 22nd August 2011:
The paper has also been listed on SSRN’s Top Ten download list for Conflict Studies eJournal, ERN: Conflict; Conflict Resolution; Alliances (Topic), Economics of Networks eJournal, Games & Political Behavior eJournal, ISN Subject Matter eJournals, Information Systems & eBusiness Network, Information Systems: Behavioral & Social Methods eJournal, Information Technology & Systems eJournal, Microeconomic Theory eJournals, Microeconomics: Welfare Economics & Collective Decision-Making eJournal, PRN Subject Matter eJournals, PRN: Authority, Legitimacy, Secession, Revolution, War, Diplomacy, Peace (Topic), PRN: Authority, Legitimacy, Secession, Revolution, War, Diplomacy, Peace (Topic), PRN: Political Processes, Public Policies, Individual & Social Well-Being (Topic), PRN: Social Norms & Institutions, Collective Action, Rational Choice (Topic), PRN: Social Norms & Institutions, Collective Action, Rational Choice (Topic), PSN Subject Matter eJournals, PSN: Computational Models (Games) (Topic), PSN: Conflict Processes (Topic), PSN: Conflict Resolution/Prevention/Management (Topic), PSN: Other Conflict Studies (Topic), PSN: Other Games & Political Behavior (Topic), Philosophy Research Network, Political Science Network, Social & Political Philosophy eJournal and Humanities Network.
Update as of 25th August 2011:
- The Daily Social Worker (22nd August 2011, Netherlands) Antonio Casilli: Rellen als computerspel
- SG.hu (22nd August 2011, Hungary) Erőszakosabbá teheti az embereket az internetcenzúra
- Marketing Directo (22nd August 2011, Spain) ¿Por qué hay más actos violentos cuando se censura la red?
- Politik-digital.de (19th August 2011, Germany) Internetzensur fördert Gewalt
Update 1st September 2011:
- Regards Sur Le Numérique (30th August 2011, France) « Les médias sociaux sont des outils, pas des déclencheurs d’émeute »
- Blogo Numericus (28th August 2011, France) Qu’apportent les digital humanities ? Quelques exemples
- European Digital Rights (24th August 2011, Belgique) UK riots give birth to the idea of suspending social media services
- Technologies du Marketing (23rd August 2011, France) Des agents multiples pour le marketing social
I gave an oral presentation of the work done at the Doctoral Summer School in which I lectured at the Porquerolles Island, 7th September 2011 (in French).
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Tags: 2011 UK riots, Agent-based models, Civil violence, Dr. Paola Tubaro, Public policy analysis, Social simulation, social theory, Sociology, Web, Web-based social networks
I am an economic sociologist with interest in social networks and their impact on markets, organisations, consumer choice and health.
My research also includes work in social science methodology and data.
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