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About the Online Hate Prevention Institute
The Online Hate Prevention Institute (OHPI) is an Australian Charity on the Register of Harm PreventionCharities maintain by the Australian Government. We aim to be a world leader in combating online hateand a critical partner who works with key stakeholders to improve the prevention, mitigation andresponses to online hate. Ultimately, OHPI seeks to facilitate a change in online culture so that hate in all its
forms becomes as socially unacceptable online as it is in “real life”.
OHPI is a charity that accepts public donations; within Australia donations over two dollars are taxdeductible. As a new organisation, established in 2012, we are still in the early process of building a supportbase and establishing relationships with grassroots supporters, major donors, foundations and grantmakers. More information about OHPI can be found on our website: www.ohpi.org.au and offers of
support are most welcome.
Author, Dr Andre Oboler
Dr Oboler is CEO of the Online Hate Prevention Institute and co-chair of the Online Antisemitism Working
Group of the Global Forum to Combat Antisemitism. Since coining the term ‘Antisemitism 2.0’ in 2008, his
work has stood at the leading edge of efforts to combat the rising problem of internet based antisemitismand online Holocaust denial, particularly in the area of social media. Dr Oboler holds a PhD in ComputerScience from Lancaster University (UK) and completed a Post Doctoral Fellowship in the Department of Political Science at Bar-Ilan University (Israel). He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a member of the IEEEComputer Society and the IEEE Society for the Social Implications of Technology.
About the Foreword Author, Peter Wertheim
Currently the Executive Director of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry, Peter was a lawyer for 32years. His major clients included trade unions and other not-for-profit organisations, and he has also actedas honorary solicitor for a number of charities, including the Aboriginal Medical Service Co-operative Ltd,Redfern, Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of New South Wales, East Timor Relief AssociationInc., Australian International Fund for Disadvantaged Children in Vietnam Limited and numerous Jewishcommunity organisations. In July 2010, Peter was appointed by the Australian Government as a member of its Australian Multicultural Advisory Council and since 2011 has been a member of its successor body, theAustralian Multicultural Council. In that capa
city he participated in the Federal Government’s National Anti
Racism Partnership which in 2012 produced Australia’s National Anti
-Racism Strategy. Peter is also aStatutory Board Member of the NSW Anti Discrimination Board, a New South Wales State governmentbody.
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