[Air-L] Criteria for proving that online data (especially forum comments) are real?

Radhika cyborgwati at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 13:51:41 PDT 2012

Depends on how you ground your context of research and frame it theoretically.

Can explain further off list.


P.s. is also sometimes person x ;)

On Jul 26, 2012, at 4:22 PM, Maria Eronen <m85327 at student.uwasa.fi> wrote:

> Hi,
> Would anyone know what are the criteria concerning internet material's validity? Is it common that you as a researcher will be asked to prove that the material you have collected from the internet is real. Since a lot of internet data disappears everyday, mere url addresses are not enough. Even html files can be modified after saving webpages.
> I would appreciate if someone had time to answer.
> Maria
> _______________________________________________
> The Air-L at listserv.aoir.org mailing list
> is provided by the Association of Internet Researchers http://aoir.org
> Subscribe, change options or unsubscribe at: http://listserv.aoir.org/listinfo.cgi/air-l-aoir.org
> Join the Association of Internet Researchers:
> http://www.aoir.org/

More information about the Air-L mailing list