Bits: Tracking Hate 2.0 on the Web

Bits: Tracking Hate 2.0 on the Web: The Simon Wiesenthal Center, a Jewish human rights organization, says the number of online hate sites has jumped 30 percent in the last year.

At the briefing, Rabbi Abraham Cooper, an associate dean at the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a Jewish human rights group based in Los Angeles, presented the organization’s annual study of online terror and hate. He said the group had identified some 8,000 problematic sites in the last 12 months, a 30 percent spike over last year.

(Via NYT > Technology.)

For further information about the Congressional Hearing visit Hate in the Information Age (15 May, 2008)

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