Starting from the notion of human dignity and recognizing violence as the "quintessential offence against human dignity", this essay aims to investigate digital violence in the different forms it may take. On the one hand, the term pertains to the offenses to dignity perpetrated online, included the so-called hate speech, on the other hand, it refers to those features of the network that amplify such offenses by favouring their viralization and hindering the pluralism as condition of freedom of thought. In conclusion, to counter digital violence in its various forms, the essay proposes some possible remedies that operate at the educational level and involve the internet service providers.

Forti, G., Lamanuzzi, M., Digital Violence: A Threat to Human Dignity, a Challenge to Law, in Dario Edoardo Vigan, D. E. V., Stefano Zamagn, S. Z., Marcelo Sánchez Sorond, M. S. S. (ed.), Changing Media in a Changing World, Tipografia Vaticana, Città del Vaticano 2022: 183- 191 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/214644]

Digital Violence: A Threat to Human Dignity, a Challenge to Law

Forti, Gabrio;Lamanuzzi, Marta
2022

Abstract

Starting from the notion of human dignity and recognizing violence as the "quintessential offence against human dignity", this essay aims to investigate digital violence in the different forms it may take. On the one hand, the term pertains to the offenses to dignity perpetrated online, included the so-called hate speech, on the other hand, it refers to those features of the network that amplify such offenses by favouring their viralization and hindering the pluralism as condition of freedom of thought. In conclusion, to counter digital violence in its various forms, the essay proposes some possible remedies that operate at the educational level and involve the internet service providers.
Inglese
Changing Media in a Changing World
978-88-266-0748-1
Tipografia Vaticana
Forti, G., Lamanuzzi, M., Digital Violence: A Threat to Human Dignity, a Challenge to Law, in Dario Edoardo Vigan, D. E. V., Stefano Zamagn, S. Z., Marcelo Sánchez Sorond, M. S. S. (ed.), Changing Media in a Changing World, Tipografia Vaticana, Città del Vaticano 2022: 183- 191 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/214644]
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