Über Blogs stachelten sich Jugendliche in Paris nicht nur zu Krawallen an, sondern koordinierten diese auch. Die Polizei konnte dies wiederum nutzen, um Schlüsse für Präventivmaßnahmen zu ergreifen.

Through blog entries, he added, the police have been able to watch development of a competition between housing projects to produce the most violence and damage.

Für die Anbieter der Blogs ist dies eine diffiziele Situation:

Following the arrests, a spokesman for Skyrock issued a statement that the station would block any blog content deemed too inflammatory. "Whatever you do, I do not want you to use my name," the spokesman added. "You can imagine from what is happening in the suburbs that if someone finds out that we deleted their blog, it could mean a bullet in the head."

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