Reference | EXPLAINER Jan 8, 2013

Xenophobia finds fertile soil in web anonymity

by Ayako Mie

As diplomatic strains with China and South Korea worsen over territorial disputes, more and more Japanese are using the relative anonymity of cyberspace to vent their political spleens online. Enter "Net uyoku," the people who freely post their ultranationalistic, xenophobic bluster online. Here is a ...