How technology can be used to combat online hate speech
Online bullying, hate and incitement are on the rise, and new approaches are needed to tackle them.
Dr Andre Oboler is a lecturer in the Law School at La Trobe University and CEO of the Online Hate Prevention Institute (OHPI). As part of La Trobe’s Master of Cybersecurity, Dr Oboler teaches in the areas of cyber-terrorism, international warfare, privacy and surveillance. In his role at OHPI, Australia's only charity dedicated to tackling cyber-racism and other forms of online hate and extremism, Dr Oboler develops new methodologies and approaches for monitoring, measuring and responding to online hate and extremism and for empowering communities and increasing community resilience in the face of an increasingly hostile online environment and the negative impact this has on everyday life.