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Restrict White Supremacist Hate Speech Online

Jessie Daniels, a professor at the City University of New York, is the author of "Cyber Racism: White Supremacy Online and the New Attack on Civil Rights." She is a co-editor of the scholarly blog, Racism Review, and is on Twitter.

UPDATED JUNE 24, 2015, 6:47 AM

Americans have largely viewed rightwing extremism as a "fringe" problem, small enough to be ignored, dismissed, or at most, warily observed. But while rightwing extremism is not new, online sites that host a panoply of extremist rightwing views are growing in popularity.