Hate On The World Wide Web A Brief Guide To Cyberspace Bigotry

  • January 8, 2013

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In 1995, former Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) leader Don Black established Stormfront, the first white supremacist site on the World Wide Web. Since then, accessing the Internet and creating Web pages has become less expensive and technologically demanding. As a result, the number of sites on the Web and the number of people visiting them have grown. Mirroring this growth, the number of hateful Web sites has increased exponentially: hundreds upon hundreds of bigoted sites promoting a variety of philosophies, such as anti-Semitism and racism, have joined Stormfront on the Web.

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