Hate speech stories
First Europe organisation to defend rights online forms
A first-of-its-kind European organisation has formed in the Hague to defend human rights online, providing legal and technical assistance to victims.
Govt must step up to police social media - InternetNZ boss
A technology industry leader is urging the government not to shy away from policing social media platforms in New Zealand.
Online hate speech affects New Zealand adults
Netsafe reveals 11% of NZ adults hit by online hate speech, with minorities and youth most affected.
Microsoft going strong in mission to help users stomp out hate speech
Microsoft is continuing to crack down on hate speech and is making it easier for people to report it, the company reports.
Facebook faces child porn probe
Australian watchdog group accuses the social networking site of allowing child pornography through the creation of new pages.
Australia censors the Internet
The Australian government has announced that it will introduce its proposed Internet filtering system next year.