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- Nathan Jurgenson Social media theorist, Contributing Editor for The New Inquiry, Researcher for Snapchat, Graduate student in Sociology at the University of Maryland
- Danielle Citron Lois K. Macht Research Professor of Law, University of Maryland's Francis King Carey School of Law; Author, "Hate Crimes in Cyberspace" (Harvard University Press, 2014)
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