|“||semi-legitimate players such as accountants, attorneys, notaries, bankers, and real estate brokers, who cross both the licit and illicit worlds and provide services to legitimate customers, criminals, and terrorists alike.||”|
A facilitator is
|“||a person who helps other users in an online group or forum to manage their conversations.||”|
|“||responsible for ensuring that the comments stay on topic, summarising the comments, and generally supporting the deliberation process when required. Facilitation is important if one of the objectives of the e-consultation is to support deliberative engagement between users.||”|
- Strategy To Combat Transnational Organized Crime: Addressing Converging Threats to National Security, at 8.
- Larry Clavette, Social Media and the Air Force III (Nov. 2009) (full-text).
- Promise and Problems of E-Democracy: Challenges of Online Citizen Engagement, at 131.