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Cyber Civil Rights: Looking Forward
Faculty Scholarship
  • Danielle Keats Citron, University of Maryland School of Law
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2010
Keywords
  • discrimination,
  • harrassment,
  • cyber crime,
  • Web 2.0,
  • civil rights
Abstract
The Cyber Civil Rights conference raised many important questions about the practical and normative value of seeing online harassment as a discrimination problem. In these remarks, I highlight and address two important issues that must be tackled before moving forward with a cyber civil rights agenda. The first concerns the practical—whether we, in fact, have useful antidiscrimination tools at the state and federal level and, if not, how we might conceive of new ones. The second involves the normative—whether we should invoke technological solutions, such as traceability anonymity, as part of a cyber civil rights agenda given their potential risks.
Citation Information
87 Denver University Law Review Online 1 (2010)