Document Type

Article

Publication Date

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.

Disciplines

Civil Rights and Discrimination | Internet Law

Recommended Citation

87 Denver University Law Review Online 1 (2010)