It seems to me that decline in terrorism related pageviews started long before  Snowden revelations (2011-2012?). See enclosed graph from wikipediatrends.comInline image 1

On Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 6:00 PM, Andrew Otto <> wrote:
Saw this on reddit:

From the paper:

"This case study uses data on English language Wikipedia article view counts from the online service, a portal maintained by a Wikimedia Foundation member. This portal provides access to a range of Wikipedia analytics, stats, and data.86 In particular, the portal aggregates Wikipedia article view data on a daily and monthly basis.87 This data at has been used in a range of research, including studies involving market trends, health information access, and social-political change.88”

Just thought it might be of interest, especially considering WMF’s NSA lawsuit.


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