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Re: <nettime> social media murders
Nick on Fri, 16 Sep 2011 02:41:17 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> social media murders


On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 07:50:40AM +0200, Patrice Riemens wrote:

> Just a little riddel here: "It will be nearly impossible to determine if
> the two victims actually posted anything about cartels on the Internet, as
> people don't usually use their real names online, he said."
> 
> -how did the murderers 'identify' them in that case?

The murderers didn't necessarily identify them at all, or
identify them with much certainty. If the desired result is
fear, then it's the threat that matters more than actually
killing particularly effective communicators.


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