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World Thinkers 2015: Danielle Keats Citron

Lawyer, privacy advocate. United States

By Prospect Team  

The world’s leading authority on internet harassment or “trolling”, Citron, a professor of law at the University of Maryland, last year published Hate Crimes in Cyberspace. She argues for stronger protections for individual privacy and the criminalisation of so-called “revenge porn”. Her opponents argue that attempts to regulate speech on the internet are unacceptable infringements of freedom of speech.

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Hate Crimes in Cyberspace review – the internet is a brutal place Katherine Quarmby reviews Citron’s book on internet hate crimes.

Danielle Keats Citron – Hate Crimes in Cyberspace

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