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Viral hate : containing its spread on the Internet

Author: Abraham H Foxman; Christopher Wolf
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Book : English : First edition: June 2013View all editions and formats
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Revealing how the anonymous nature of the Internet is enabling the unchecked spread of bigotry, bullying, and other hate-based vitriol, explores the working examples of social media companies while outlining recommended steps for establishing legal policies.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham H Foxman; Christopher Wolf
ISBN: 9780230342170 0230342175
OCLC Number: 823014075
Description: xiv, 242 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Hate doesn't just hurt, it kills --
What is Internet hate? --
"There oughta be a law" --
Hate speech and the gatekeepers of the Internet --
When good men do nothing: counter-speech as the antidote to hatred --
"You've got to be carefully taught": education is a shared responsibility --
Promoting civility and reducing hate on the Internet.
Responsibility: Abraham H. Foxman and Christopher Wolf.

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In our tech-savvy age, lies, bullying, and violence against the most vulnerable circulate openly on the web. But thanks to the borderless nature of the Internet, governing bodies and social media  Read more...

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