Catalonia has created a new kind of online activism. Everyone should pay attention

A pro-independence group is leveraging social media and peer-to-peer technology to orchestrate massive protests. The catch? No one knows who runs it

It is only a catch for the Spanish police.

Didnt the yellow umbrella protestirs do this too a few years back? It works well

@gemlog things like the app or a Bluetooth-based encrypted chat tool really require a critical mass before they’re useful - which means the group must have been organising at some level for long enough to build that up before mobilising.

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