The Internet offers a degree of anonymity whereby people can say things electronically that they often would not have the courage to say face-to-face, including racist rants and anti-Semitic lies. Beginning in 1998, Dr. David Maddison, an Australian scientist, began to post carefully researched replies to - and refutations of - anti-Semitic postings.
Drobnicki, John A. 2000, September-October. Dealing with Internet hate. Martyrdom and Resistance 27(1): 3, 6.