Category Archives: Major blogs

The 11th International Seminar on Antisemitism

In October, with the support of an ROI “Go Speak” micro-grant, I travelled from Melbourne, Australia to Warsaw, Poland, to present at the 11th International Seminar on Antisemitism. The seminar series has been run every second year for over two … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Internet Blackout

Source: Andre Oboler, Egypt’s Internet Blackout, The Cutting Edge, 30 January 2011 The Egyptian Government has become the first in the world to turn off its the internet. As of January 28, almost all internet servers in Egypt are offline. … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler’s article about YouTube banning Palestinian Media Watch at Honest Reporting’s Backspin Blog

Andre Oboler, Palestinian Media Watch Still Gamed By YouTube, Backspin Blog (Honest Reporting), 20 December 2010 On Sunday, YouTube acted to close a channel on their service run by Palestinian Media Watch. The explanation YouTube gave related to a video … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler’s article, “The iFascists”, from the Jerusalem Post’s Blog Central

Andre Oboler, The iFascists , Blog Central at the Jerusalem Post, 2 February 2010 Efforts to rehabilitate Fascism via technology have already made great strides in 2010. On Holocaust Memorial day, the second most downloaded application for the Apple iPhone … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler, Recognising hate and the right to freedom from persecution, Harry’s Place

In a July article I argued Facebook was giving hatred a hand by explicitly allowing Holocaust denial on their site in spite a ban they place on “hateful” content. I suggested regulation was needed and if self regulation didn’t work, … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler, Holocaust Denial: Yes Facebook, it is Hate Speech, Z-Word Blog

My new report into Facebook and Holocaust denial has just been published. The report provides in-depth background and then delves into the reasons why Holocaust denial is hate speech, why counter speech is in this case not an option, and … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler, Gaza: NGO’s, the Times, the World Bank, and the facts, Israpundit

A December 17 article Israeli sanctions ‘will ruin plans to rebuild Palestinian economy’ in the Times (UK) caused concern for many who care about fair reporting, human rights and effective assistance to the Palestinians. The article stated that Oxfam, the … Continue reading

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