Read more here: http://arstechnica.com/science/2015/09/ ... d-expands/Study: Racially charged hate crimes go up as broadband expands
Trend is higher in regions with more segregation, racism; "lone wolf" factor explored.
Does online hate speech ripple into the real world in the form of offline hate crimes? A study scheduled to publish in the next issue of MIS Quarterly sought to answer this question. Its authors say that their results show a strong correlation between increased rates of racially motivated hate crimes and areas that saw significant increases in broadband access.
Is the information age unleashing the Panopticon or unlocking the Doors of Perception?
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