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That's a gap of 40 years, and it's left completely empty.
A counter-argument might be that the 1960s were a particularly difficult time for the US in a domestic sense, hence the heavy infiltration by the CIA and FBI, and that crowd-sourced, er, crowds as a commercial enterprise is a recent development. I don't know if this would be accurate.
originally posted by: PublicOpinion
a reply to: audubon
a completely different thing
What makes you think that, the job description of an agent provocateur?
The only difference of those "seperate ideas" resides in the scope of operations, at least in my book.