Tag Archives: online hate

If you can’t Recognize Hate Speech, the sunlight can’t penetrate

This week the Online Hate Prevention Institute (OHPI), an Australian Charity which I have the privilege of leading as its CEO, released my major new report into Hate Speech on Facebook. OHPI seeks to facilitate a change in online culture so that … Continue reading

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SBS News announces Dr Oboler’s report & discusses internet trolling

SBS News announced Dr Andre Oboler’s report into Aboriginal Memes and interviewed Dr Oboler on the phenomenon of ‘trolling’ and ‘griefing’. ‘Trolling laws’ inadequate, lawyer says By SBS News Australia needs to have a ‘very important review of the laws’ … 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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Andre Oboler on SBS News

An interview with the Online Hate Prevention Institute’s CEO,  Dr Andre Oboler, has featured on the SBS TV News accross Australia, as well as in an online articles on the SBS website. Dr Oboler’s comments appear in the News bulletin … Continue reading

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Dr Oboler interviews on SBS World News Australia on Online Hate

An interview with the Online Hate Prevention Institute’s CEO,  Dr Andre Oboler, has featured on the SBS TV News accross Australia, as well as in an online articles on the SBS website. Dr Oboler’s comments appear in the News bulletin of … Continue reading

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YouTube ‘Too Slow’ Taking Action Against Hate Videos

By Rachel Hirshfeld in Arutz Sheva The Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has called on YouTube to remove hateful material relating to Australian Holocaust denier Fredrick Toben that has been uploaded to the site, The Australian Jewish News (AJN) reported. ECAJ executive … Continue reading

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YouTube ‘too slow’ on hate videos

By Peter Kohn in the Australian Jewish News THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has contacted YouTube after the online broadcaster allowed posts of material relating to Australian Holocaust denier Fredrick Toben. ECAJ executive director Peter Wertheim told The … Continue reading

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Virtual hate poses ‘real world’ threat

Originally published as: Andre Oboler, ‘Virtual hate poses “real world” threat’, The Australian Jewish News, 10 February 2012, page 3 The “Djokovic Scandal” over a sweaty shirt shows both the best and the worst of social media. The Facebook page “Yael Vi … Continue reading

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Australian Jewish News discusses Oboler’s “Fight against online hate”

The Australian Jewish News (Sydney Edition) reports on the completion of the first stage of Andre Oboler’s new project to combat online hate. The solution was presented at an experts meeting of the Online Antisemitism Working Group of the Global Forum to Combat Antisemitism which took place in Israeli Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem in early July 2011. Continue reading

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Jerusalem Report Features Dr Oboler’s work combating online hate

Lawrence Rifkin, The (Sometimes) Antisocial Network, Jerusalem Report, May 9 2011 Israel and Jewish organizations are scrambling to exploit the good side of Internet 2.0, but also to minimize its potential for spreading anti-Israel and anti-Semitic sentiments. NOT LONG AGO, … Continue reading

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