Stigmergy and the Panopticon: NSA to harvest social network sites

By MarkElliott, published at 10 May 2007 - 8:12pm, last updated 11 years 1 week ago.

from Stigmergic Collaboration

Reading the article, Pentagon Sets Its Sights on Social Networking Websites,

"New Scientist has discovered that Pentagon's National Security Agency, which specialises in eavesdropping and code-breaking, is funding research into the mass harvesting of the information that people post about themselves on social networks."

by Paul Marks, prompted me to review the notion of the panopticon within the contexts of stigmergy...