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Andre Oboler

Andre Oboler

Senior Lecturer, Master of Cyber-Security Program (Law), La Trobe University
Dr Andre Oboler is a senior lecturer in the Law School at La Trobe University and CEO of the Online Hate Prevention Institute (OHPI). As part of La Trobe’s Master of Cybersecurity, Dr Oboler teaches in the areas of cyber-terrorism, international warfare, privacy and surveillance. In his role at OHPI, Australia's only charity dedicated to tackling cyber-racism and other forms of online hate and extremism, Dr Oboler develops new methodologies and approaches for monitoring, measuring and responding to online hate and extremism and for empowering communities and increasing community resilience in the face of an increasingly hostile online environment and the negative impact this has on everyday life.

Dr Oboler is an expert member of the Australian Government's delegation to International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance and a former Vice Chair of the Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism. He is an active community leader and currently serves on the executive of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria and as a Councilor on the Executive Council of Australian Jewry. He also serves in leadership roles in the technology and engineering space through the IEEE, and currently serves as Vice Chair of the IEEE Australia Council, Vice Chair (Geographic Activities) of the IEEE Computer Society's MGA Board and on the IEEE Global Public Policy Committee. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Lancaster University (UK) and an LLM(Juris Doctor) from Monash University.

New livestreaming legislation fails to take into account how the internet actually works

Apr 05, 2019 10:21 am UTC| Insights & Views Law

In response to the live streamed terror attack in New Zealand last month, new laws have just been passed by the Australian Parliament. These laws amend the Commonwealth Criminal Code, adding two substantive new criminal...

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