Likely, an effective long-term strategy to tackle online misogyny should include several different and combined actions.
Through the scenarios method, we will try to answer questions such as:
How will digital technologies change in the future?
How will the legislation on freedom of expression change?
Will it give more freedom of speech or offer more possibilities to “block” those who express hateful thoughts in the digital world?
Will other means of digital communication provide new opportunities for disseminating misogynistic messages?
Will new technologies, helpful in limiting the spread of hateful messages, emerge?
- •Derive a rough list of counter-actions through a systematic review of the scientific literature
- •Submit the list of counter-actions to a panel of experts to integrate and refine it.
- •Development of futures scenarios.
- •Evaluation of the impacts of counter-actions on future scenarios with a cross-impact approach.