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
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.