Viral Hate - Evening Book Talk with Christopher Wolf

October 1, 2013 6:00 pm

RSVP is required for this free event.

6:00pm Reception in Neukom Faculty Lounge
7:00pm Talk begins in Room 290.

Balancing Freedom of Expression and the Containment of Online Hate

In their new book, Viral Hate: Containing its Spread on the Internet, Anti-Defamation League National Director Abraham Foxman and Privacy Lawyer/ADL National Civil Rights Chair Christopher Wolf identify the threats to society and to individuals of the growing problem of online hate. Chris Wolf will speak about the findings in the book on the growth and effects of online hate, and the possible societal responses, with special emphasis on the need to protect free expression while protecting personal dignity. He will discuss the shared responsibilities for addressing the problem, including for Internet platforms such as Facebook and Google.

Stanford Law School
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA
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