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CPS to treat online hate crime as seriously as hate crime committed face to face

Today the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has announced its commitment for online hate crime to be treated the same as face to face hate crime. Glitch UK welcomes this harsher punishment and believes this announcement sends a strong signal that the criminal justice system must take online abuse seriously. In 2015 the Malicious Communications Act […]

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Mayor of London’s Online Hate Crime Summit 2017

This morning I was up super early to speak with Jason Rosam on BBC London Radio to talk about the Mayor of London‘s brilliant new police unit to tackle online hate crime. The Online Hate Crime Hub is made up of specially trained officers who will work with community groups. social media organisations, academic hate crime specialists […]

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Dear Twitter and YouTube, you need to deal with your trolls.

  The 1st February 2016 was the first time I had ever been called a N****r. I wasn’t called a N***** once, or twice but three times in the space of 20 minutes by people online I had never met and will probably (more like hopefully) never meet in my entire life. Looking back now […]

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Nicola Sturgeon is #UPP

Scotland’s First Minster #nicolasturgeon is #UPP #UsingyourPlatformPositively #scotland #politics #facism #racism #sexism #trump #donaldtrump

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A video posted by Using Platform Positively (@usingplatformpositively) on Nov 17, 2016 at 12:27am PST //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js #UsingyourPlatformPositively #UPP #Repost @stopfundinghate with @repostapp ・・・ Part 1 of ‘This Is Not A Christmas Ad’ #share #spreadtheword #speakup #beheard #stopfundinghate #racism #facism #media #rolemodel #ethics #ethical #legotoys (Source: https://www.instagram.com/)

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Breaking news!! @lego are #UPP #lego will stop running ads in the Daily Mail newspaper because of its racist, facist, xenophobic and misleading stories #usingyourplatformpositively #legotoys #toys #news #dailymail #responsible #rolemodel #stopfundinghate #racism #racism

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#cedrictheentertainer is #UPP #UsingyourPlatformPositively #Repost @cedtheentertainer with @repostapp ・・・ Real Talk!!! #fckracism @fck.racism We all live on this planet !!! #comedian #racism #fckracismnow #standup #rolemodel

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It’s Sunday so that means it’s time for another #sundayshoutout! Our second #Shoutout goes to @theinclusivefeminist who have an informative, funny and real page highlighting the importance of #intersectionalfeminism and sharing the struggles non-white women face. Thank you @theinclusivefeminist! #UsingyourPlatformPositively #UPP #intersectionalfeminist #racism #feminism #equality #women #woc #diversity #rolemodel #whiteness #taylorswift #AmySchumer #lenadunham #chloegracemoretz #emmawatson

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#LadyGaga is #UPP #UsingyourPlatformPositively #Repost @theshaderoom with @repostapp ・・・ TSR STAFF: Talia O. @theclosetratchet on Instagram & @tallyohhh on Twitter! #LadyGaga’s fifth studio album “Joanne” was released today and it includes a track titled “Angel Down” which is about the death of #TrayvonMartin. She told Beats 1 host, Zane Lowe, that she wrote the song […]

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With just two weeks until #Halloween weekend we wanted to share this great advice on how to pick an appropriate costume/fancy dress. Let’s all be #UPP and not reinforce #culturalappropriation #UsingyourPlatformPositively #Repost @theinclusivefeminist with @repostapp ・・・ Someone’s culture is not your costume! Don’t trivialize the sacred/traditional significance of cultural attire, reducing it to a cheap […]

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