Event Title

Poster: When the Internet Attacks: Solidarity and Compassion

Location

Apollo Room

Start Date

22-9-2017 5:30 PM

End Date

22-9-2017 6:30 PM

Description

This poster will offer a review of the literature with personal narratives on hate crimes in cyberspace. In particular evidence of the increased risk and vulnerability to women, racial minorities as well as members of the LGBT and disability community will be provided. An argument for solidarity and compassion for victims in the form of a community response within cyberspace will be made as a strategy to shut down cyber bullies and cyber mobs and stop the hate.


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Sep 22nd, 5:30 PM Sep 22nd, 6:30 PM

Poster: When the Internet Attacks: Solidarity and Compassion

Apollo Room

This poster will offer a review of the literature with personal narratives on hate crimes in cyberspace. In particular evidence of the increased risk and vulnerability to women, racial minorities as well as members of the LGBT and disability community will be provided. An argument for solidarity and compassion for victims in the form of a community response within cyberspace will be made as a strategy to shut down cyber bullies and cyber mobs and stop the hate.