Tag Archives: Jerusalem Post

#OpIsrael Backfires

To the Anti-Israel Hackers, don’t say I didn’t warn you. Last week ago I wrote about #OpIsrael the “planned new cyber attack against Israel”. My article ended by noting that “there will be plenty of Israeli geeks looking forward to the challenge … Continue reading

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Hackers will target Israel again on April 7

The first news of an planned new cyber attack against Israel , scheduled for April 7 2013, was announced back on March the 11th, almost a full month before the scheduled attack. The attack is a face saving effort to … Continue reading

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Facebook’s blind spot to Antisemitism

Facebook’s refusal to recognize Holocaust denial as hate speech, and ban it from the social media platform, is today well known. I have monitored this and other manifestations of antisemitism on social media platforms since first exposing the problem of … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Israel’s left

An article in Haaretz, currently going viral on anti-Israel websites, blogs and social media forums, highlights the urgent need to reclaim some sanity in Israel’s political left. The article refers to the first report of a new Israeli think tank … Continue reading

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The Hitler Shield: Mocking the Dead at Facebook

Facebook is sliding into moral decay. I would say slowly, but the pace of detrimental change appears to be increasing. The change between 2008 and today is truly shocking; the more facebook grows, the less regard it appears to have for … Continue reading

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Ahmadinejad and Assange: why Julian Assange should be Ecuador’s next UN Ambassador

President Ahmadinejad is making himself at home in the United States as he attends the United Nations General Assembly’s opening session and relate events. He enjoys the protection of the United States, and his plane is parked at Andrews Air Force … Continue reading

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Facebook sanctions antisemitic content

The social media platform Facebook is in now eight and a half years old. For over half that time I have been researching and writing about Facebook’s potential to spread antisemitism and other forms of hate. I warned of the … Continue reading

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Sweden questions its Jewish problem on twitter

Originally published as: Andre Oboler, Sweden questions its Jewish problem on twitter, Jerusalem Post Blogs, June 13 2012 As a country, Sweden has a rather unusual social media policy. The country has a twitter account, and each week it gives control of … Continue reading

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What Market Forces mean for Facebook

Originally published as: Andre Oboler, What Market Forces mean for Facebook, Jerusalem Post Blogs, May 24 2012 A few simple truths were demonstrated this week as Facebook became a publically listed company. The first was the power of government; the second was … Continue reading

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President Peres in the Lion’s Den

Originally published: Andre Oboler and David Matas, President Peres in the Lion’s Den, Jerusalem Post, 6 March 2012 page 14. Also reprinted in The Cutting Edge News. On Tuesday March 6th, President Shimon Peres will visit Facebook, a company which … Continue reading

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