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26 August 2021

An academic paper covering some of the work on Policy Cloud by partner Maggioli has been published by Springer Nature in SN Social Sciences.

The paper raises the contemporary issue of hate speech against politicians and policy makers. Knowing what is hate speech and what is constructive criticism is crucial to maintaining democracy and free speech while at the same time combating extremism and violence.

The paper addresses this issue of the classification of hate speech against policy makers on Twitter in Italian, producing the first resource of this type in this language.

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