Who is responsible for stopping the spread of hate speech?


Yancen Liu, Lei Deng, Keyan Yi



What Companies Should Do For Curbing Hate Online

Web companies from the original web 2.0 logo collage which are still going” by Meg Pickard is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

 Sample:The Center for American Progress joined with civil and human rights groups to develop new policies for internet companies

reducing hateful activities online through recommended changes to corporate policies and terms of service




Online Harassment

Gardenfair People, Loading…” by Alfred Grupstra is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

Online abuse of very severe kinds has been encountered by 45% of victims of online harassment. 60% of those who have been harassed online choose to ignore it. About 40% of those who responded to their most recent event took numerous actions, from direct confrontation to interaction with law police. One-fourth of the respondents were still unsatisfied with the results of their inquiry. People themselves have a very weak power toward harassment on the internet. However, they are responding to not bullying others on the internet. 




Day 178 – West Midlands Police – Safer Travel Police ‘memory man’
by West Midlands Police

This article illustrates different ways of regulating online hate speech, using the case of France as an example.The government should introduce relevant laws and regulations as soon as possible to address the characteristics of Internet communication at this stage, strictly define the difference between freedom of expression and criminal acts such as infringement of others’ privacy, and use clear legal provisions to restrain and sanction vicious incidents of Internet violence, so that the behaviour of Internet users can be based on law and the freedom of expression of Internet users can be truly protected.