Milo Yiannopoulos, rightwing writer, permanently banned from Twitter

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Horrible human being Milo Yiannopoulos has finally been permanently banned from Twitter after setting his followers, and their extended network of hate-filled shitbags after Leslie Jones, one of the star of Ghostbusters.
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/jul/20/milo-yiannopoulos-nero-permanently-banned-twitter

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Too many women have had their lives upended by the severe threats and harassment they have received online, and they often feel they have nowhere to turn for help. … These threats cause fear for personal safety, create a chilling effect on free speech, and have a negative economic impact for women conducting business online. That is why we’re asking the Department of Justice to enforce laws that are already on the books, and make these cases a priority.
—Congresswoman Katherine Clark

Satirical erotica author Chuck Tingle’s massive troll of conservative sci-fi fans, explained

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Read the embedded Vox article on Chuck Tingle and his trolling of the most hateful of scifi fans (and Hugo Award voters), and their gamergate supporters, with helpful background and added context:
http://www.vox.com/2016/5/26/11759842/chuck-tingle-hugo-award-rabid-puppies-explained

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Too many women have had their lives upended by the severe threats and harassment they have received online, and they often feel they have nowhere to turn for help. … These threats cause fear for personal safety, create a chilling effect on free speech, and have a negative economic impact for women conducting business online. That is why we’re asking the Department of Justice to enforce laws that are already on the books, and make these cases a priority.
—Congresswoman Katherine Clark

Chuck Tingle counter-trolls the Gamergaters who nominated his erotica for a Hugo Award

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Read the embedded Daily Dot article on Chuck Tingle, erotica author slated by group of hateful, misogynistic shitbags to try and ruin the Hugo awards, asking Zoe Quinn to accept the award in his place, as an FU to the assholes who made the slate, and their GamerGate supporters:
http://www.dailydot.com/lol/chuck-tingle-trolling-hugo-zoe-quinn-genius/

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Too many women have had their lives upended by the severe threats and harassment they have received online, and they often feel they have nowhere to turn for help. … These threats cause fear for personal safety, create a chilling effect on free speech, and have a negative economic impact for women conducting business online. That is why we’re asking the Department of Justice to enforce laws that are already on the books, and make these cases a priority.
—Congresswoman Katherine Clark

Baldur’s Gate Developer States: Will Change Trans Character and Remove Gamergate Joke

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Read the embedded article Crave online, by Paul Tamburro, about Baldur’s Gate developers capitulation to online harassers, misogynists, sexists, and other generally awful human beings, on the trans character and side storyline, in the latest update:
http://www.craveonline.com/entertainment/974283-baldurs-gate-developer-states-will-change-trans-character-remove-gamergate-joke

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Too many women have had their lives upended by the severe threats and harassment they have received online, and they often feel they have nowhere to turn for help. … These threats cause fear for personal safety, create a chilling effect on free speech, and have a negative economic impact for women conducting business online. That is why we’re asking the Department of Justice to enforce laws that are already on the books, and make these cases a priority.” 
—Congresswoman Katherine Clark

Brianna Wu: The Internet Ruined My Life

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Read the embedded CNN article by Sara Ashley O’Brien on Brianna Wu appearing on SyFy’s “The Internet Ruined My Life,” where after nearly two years and 200 death threats, online harassment has become just another aspect of her daily life:
http://money.cnn.com/2016/03/16/technology/syfy-the-internet-ruined-my-life-gamergate-brianna-wu/index.html

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Too many women have had their lives upended by the severe threats and harassment they have received online, and they often feel they have nowhere to turn for help. … These threats cause fear for personal safety, create a chilling effect on free speech, and have a negative economic impact for women conducting business online. That is why we’re asking the Department of Justice to enforce laws that are already on the books, and make these cases a priority.” 
—Congresswoman Katherine Clark

SXSW: The most (and least) remarkable thing about the online harassment summit

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Read the embedded article in the Washington Post, by Brian Fung, on the online harassment summit at SXSW. Panelists included Brianna Wu, Randi Harper, Katherine Cross, and others:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2016/03/13/sxsw-the-most-and-least-remarkable-thing-about-the-online-harassment-summit/

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Too many women have had their lives upended by the severe threats and harassment they have received online, and they often feel they have nowhere to turn for help. … These threats cause fear for personal safety, create a chilling effect on free speech, and have a negative economic impact for women conducting business online. That is why we’re asking the Department of Justice to enforce laws that are already on the books, and make these cases a priority.” 
—Congresswoman Katherine Clark

Why Is The Media Continuing To Sell Out Victims Of Abuse?

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Read the embedded article by Arthur Chu on the media’s penchant for sacrificing abuse victims to the gods of high ratings, clicks, and money:
http://www.theestablishment.co/2016/02/17/how-the-media-continues-to-sell-out-victims-of-abuse/

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Too many women have had their lives upended by the severe threats and harassment they have received online, and they often feel they have nowhere to turn for help. … These threats cause fear for personal safety, create a chilling effect on free speech, and have a negative economic impact for women conducting business online. That is why we’re asking the Department of Justice to enforce laws that are already on the books, and make these cases a priority.
—Congresswoman Katherine Clark

Chicago ‘Men’s Rights’ Meetup Infuriates Locals, Has Police On Lookout

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Read the embedded article on Chicago’s response to “Men’s Rights” activist Roosh Valizadeh’s pro-rape event:
https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20160203/rogers-park/loyola-warns-students-of-pro-rape-mens-rights-meetup-near-campus

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Too many women have had their lives upended by the severe threats and harassment they have received online, and they often feel they have nowhere to turn for help. … These threats cause fear for personal safety, create a chilling effect on free speech, and have a negative economic impact for women conducting business online. That is why we’re asking the Department of Justice to enforce laws that are already on the books, and make these cases a priority.” 
—Congresswoman Katherine Clark

Police swarm Katherine Clark’s home after apparent hoax

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Read the embedded Boston Globe article on the attempted SWATing of Congresswoman Katherine Clark, a leading figure in enforcing laws against online abuse and harassment:
http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2016/02/01/cops-swarm-rep-katherine-clark-melrose-home-after-apparent-hoax/yqEpcpWmKtN6bOOAj8FZXJ/story.html

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Too many women have had their lives upended by the severe threats and harassment they have received online, and they often feel they have nowhere to turn for help. … These threats cause fear for personal safety, create a chilling effect on free speech, and have a negative economic impact for women conducting business online. That is why we’re asking the Department of Justice to enforce laws that are already on the books, and make these cases a priority.” 
—Congresswoman Katherine Clark

The Unsafety Net: How Social Media Turned Against Women

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Read the embedded The Atlantic article by Catherine Buni and Soraya Chemaly on social media’s use as a weapon against women:
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/10/the-unsafety-net-how-social-media-turned-against-women/381261/

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Too many women have had their lives upended by the severe threats and harassment they have received online, and they often feel they have nowhere to turn for help. … These threats cause fear for personal safety, create a chilling effect on free speech, and have a negative economic impact for women conducting business online. That is why we’re asking the Department of Justice to enforce laws that are already on the books, and make these cases a priority.
—Congresswoman Katherine Clark