In her new book, Hate Crimes in Cyberspace
, law professor Danielle Citron
exposes the extent of personal cyber-attacks and proposes practical, lawful ways to prevent and punish online harassment. Cyber-harassment is a matter of civil rights law, Professor Citron contends, and legal precedents as well as social norms of decency and civility must be leveraged to stop it.
Being actively engaged in the cyber law community, Professor Citron serves as an advisor to California Attorney General Kamala Harris’s Task Force Against Cyber Exploitation and to the American Law Institute’s Restatement Third, Information Privacy Principles Project
. She is on the advisory boards of the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative
, Electronic Privacy Information Center
, Future of Privacy
, Without My Consent
, and Teach Privacy
Danielle Citron is the Lois K. Macht Research Professor & Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. Her scholarship focuses on information privacy, civil rights, and administrative law.