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It’s Actually Illegal To Be Racist On The Internet – Let an online abuse expert explain it for you.

By Josh Butler in The Huffington Post. The internet might seem like a lawless frontier, but if you’re racist or abusive online, you can be criminally prosecuted. In fact, there are more restrictions on what you can say online than … Continue reading

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2015: The year that angry won the internet

By Mike Wendling at BBC News. A social networking CEO is subjected to racist attacks on her own website. A cartoonist’s life is trashed by trolls. Women get rape and death threats. There’s a case to be made that online, … Continue reading

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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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Dr Oboler discusses the use of Social Media to expose racism with SBS News

Dr Andre Oboler, discussed the use of social media to exposes racism with SBS News. This discussion takes place in response to a racist incident on bus, which was videoed through the use of a smart phone and later released … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler’s article, “When an MK’s Palestinian narrative drops for a moment” from the Jerusalem Post

Andre Oboler, When an MK’s Palestinian narrative drops for a moment, Jerusalem Post, June 2nd, 2009 Last week I had the pleasure of hearing a member of the Knesset speak at my university in Australia. The talk was titled “Is … Continue reading

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