Category Archives: Reports

Recognizing Hate Speech: Antisemitism on Facebook

My report for the Online Hate Prevention Institute into antisemitism on Facebook was released to coincide with the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21st 2013. The report tracks the response to a number of antisemitic items on Facebook. … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Memes

Blow is a press release from the Online Hate Prevention Institute and a link to the report Dr Oboler wrote on Aboriginal Memes and Online Hate. The report fully documents the Aboriginal Memes incident, listing each new page that was … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler, SCAM ALERT (Facebook virus): This poor girl committed suicide, Community Internet Engagement Project

The item below was reported in real time as the virus was spreading. This virus was stopped, but other similar efforts are still occurring on the Facebook Platform. We have a new Facebook scam / virus, it’s a page titled … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler, Yahoo’s Foreign Policy – Dividing Jerusalem, Community Internet Engagement Project

UPDATE (16 June 2010): Yahoo! have responded to wide spread criticism over their unilateral division of Jerusalem by reuniting the city. The imaginary Jerusalem in the West Bank has been deleted from the Yahoo servers. Now if you visit the … Continue reading

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Hearing into Online Antisemitism at the Italian Parliament

The following are the prepared remarks of CIE’s Director, Dr Andre Oboler, for the hearing into online antisemitism of the Italian Parliament. The hearing occurred at 8:30am on Thursday April 22nd 2010. I thank the committee and Fiamma Nirenstein, its … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler and David Matas, Report from the Working Group on Online Antisemitism, The Global Forum to Combat Antisemitism

Report of the Online Antisemitism Working Group Andre Oboler and David Matas (Co-Chairs), Working Group 3 – Antisemitism Online: Cyberspace and the Media, the Global Forum to Combat Antisemitism, 16-17 December 2009, Jerusalem, Israel.[i] Introduction This report represents the work … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler, Google Earth: A New Platform for Anti-Israel Propaganda and Replacement Geography, Jerusalem Issue Briefs

Virtual Israel, as represented by Google Earth, is littered with orange dots, many of which claim to represent “Palestinian localities evacuated and destroyed after the 1948 Arab-Israeli war.” Thus, Israel is depicted as a state born out of colonial conquest … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler & Honest Reporting Staff, Exposed – Anti-Israeli Subversion on Wikipedia, Honest Reporting

HonestReporting exposes anti-Israel activists manipulating the online encyclopedia. Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia anyone can edit, may strive for pure democracy, but that doesn’t mean it’s always fair. Our colleagues at CAMERA learned this the hard way last month when their … Continue reading

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Kfir Damari and Andre Oboler, The return of SIMBAR: Cyber-terrorism methodology, beSIRT, 2006

This article is co-written by Kfir Damari and Andre Oboler.It details the methodology and tools used by the Team Evil hackers who attacked pro-Israel websites in 2006. Kfir wrote an early analysis of a defacement against a web server, during … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler, David McG. Squire and Kevin B. Korb, Why don’t we practice what we teach? Engineering Software for Computer Science Research in Academia, Tech. Report 2003/139, School of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Monash University

The development process used by researchers often seems to be random and unsystematic. A Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is often not considered, internal commenting is scarce, and external documentation take the form of erasure marks left on whiteboards. Configuration … Continue reading

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