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Private companies are policing online hate without independent oversight or regulation, which has serious implications and poses risks for basic human rights and freedoms. (Shutterstock)

Why we shouldn’t cheer for white supremacist website deletions

After violence in Charlottesville, internet firms are erasing bigoted content. But should private companies serve as unaccountable regulators and be responsible for policing complex social issues?
Though popular culture might suggest otherwise, cyberbullying isn’t just a white problem. tommaso79/shutterstock.com

Race, cyberbullying and intimate partner violence

A recent Pew survey reported that young African-Americans are more likely to be both victims and perpetrators of cyberbullying. Why?
From person to person, the spread of online hate can be rapid. Connections via shutterstock.com

How online hate infiltrates social media and politics

Today's radical right is remaking its profile, using online communications to spread its message farther and deeper into our society than ever possible before.
Blogger and media critic Anita Sarkeesian in a Feminist Frequency video. from www.feministfrequency.com

Rape threats and cyberhate? Vote no to the new digital divide

Cyberhate would deny women their full democratic rights as citizens, yet this is trivialised and dismissed – just as sexual violence, discrimination and workplace harassment have been for decades.

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