Harris wants to create a task force on online harassment and abuse

WASHINGTON – Vice President Kamala Harris will create a new task force dedicated to tackling online harassment and abuse, according to senior officials in the Biden administration.

Although the problem is not new, it has taken on a new urgency following the massacres that have taken place Texas and new York which were preceded by misogynist and racist comments on social media and message boards.

The National Security Council is working with the White House Gender Policy Council on the initiative, and Attorney General Merrick Garland and Surgeon General Vivek Murthy are scheduled to attend the first meeting on Thursday.

also be present Sloane Stephensa black US tennis player who has faced a spate of racist attacks after losing games.


The task force is scheduled to develop recommendations over the next 180 days for the next steps the federal government can take to combat the problem, said administration officials, who insisted on anonymity to speak before the launch announcement.

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Sarah Y. Kim

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