Every social disease spawns its cultural cure. Hate Crimes in Cyberspace is the antidote, bred from the explosion of online personal attacks, a societal ailment seeping into the online and offline fabric of our communities, targeting women and members of other historically subjugated groups. This book sirens to the world that digital hate is an epidemic that costs us all, some far more than others. It cries for a free and equal Internet, where we can all engage without obstruction in the revolutionary new opportunities provided through the Internet—communication, innovation, commerce, recreation, and occupation.
As you will see, this is going to be one sugarplum tree of a review. However, the sugarplums will be vibrating and fizzing, overrun with creeping maggots and rot. That is because Professor Danielle Keats Citron, Esq., penned a superb book about foul things, and we cannot talk about the book without discussing what festers on its branches.
Read more from the most recent On Remand article, a book review of Professor Danielle Keats Citron, Esq.’s Hate Crimes in Cyberspace by Carrie Goldberg, Esq. here.