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Cyber Racism
Andrew Jakubowicz

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“Soon after the internet began to expand as a global communication network, in the early days of Web 1.0, the founder of a US-based, now worldwide White Power group was reported in 1998 to say:

It’s been a tremendous boon for us …That’s why I dedicate most of my time to this. I feel like I’ve accomplished more on the Web than in my 25 years of political activism. Whereas before, we could reach only people with pamphlets or holding rallies with no more than a few hundred people, now we can reach potentially millions.1

The internet has played a key role in the spread of racism, offering opportunities that amplify the reach and potential impact of White power, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, Islamist and ultra-nationalist ideologies and actions …”