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Responding to Hate on the Web

Reading about a shadowy group harassing someone online seems very removed from the real world – until it happens to you or someone you love. A new report from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) offers new, clearer insight into what “cyberhate” actually is — from seeds in terrorism, to hacking, to anti-semetic targeting to online bullying. […]

Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public MediaReading about a shadowy group harassing someone online seems very removed from the real world – until it happens to you or someone you love.

A new report from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) offers new, clearer insight into what "cyberhate" actually is — from seeds in terrorism, to hacking, to anti-semetic targeting to online bullying.

They aimed to give best practices to respond to attacks and explore how cyberhate manifests itself online in the first place. We learn more from Jonathan Vick, assistant director of cyberhate response for the ADL.

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