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Charlottesville attack puts a spotlight on online hate

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Attention has turned to hate groups and the way they organize and spread online after a woman was killed during an attack on people protesting white supremacy in Charlottesville, Virginia. Following the attack, major web companies began changing or more strictly enforcing their policies to remove hate groups from their platforms. Meanwhile, President Trump’s failure to condemn the attack led to an exodus from and ultimately the dissolution of his private-sector advisory councils.