Safeguarding Research: A Scholarly Roundtable on Gamergate, Part 2

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Read the embedded, second roundtable discussion at First Person Scholar on the approaches necessary to asses and research GamerGate: http://www.firstpersonscholar.com/safeguarding-research-part-2/

Part one can be found here: http://www.firstpersonscholar.com/safeguarding-research/

Note: This was published in March, 2015, and we missed it. Our apologies.

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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

Ars Technica’s failed interview of Fredrick “Hotwheels” Brennan

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Read the embedded Storify by Jay Allen about Ars Technica’s irresponsible, harmful interview with Fredrick Brennan: https://storify.com/a_man_in_black/ars-technica-s-failed-interview-of-fredrick-hotwhe

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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

The War for the Soul of Geek Culture

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Read the embedded article by Alisha Grauso on the ups of current geek culture, and the terrifying downs (yes, that means you GamerGate, 8chan, and other wellsprings of awfulness):
http://moviepilot.com/posts/2015/02/16/the-war-for-the-soul-of-geek-culture-2689164

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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

I’m Brianna Wu, And I’m Risking My Life Standing Up To Gamergate

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Click through to read the article by Brianna Wu on why she is risking her life to stand up against Gamergate, and what she wants to change: http://www.bustle.com/articles/63466-im-brianna-wu-and-im-risking-my-life-standing-up-to-gamergate

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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

‘Gamergate’ battle crosses real-life danger and online debate

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Read the embedded article including interview excerpts with Israel Galvez on the subject of Gamergate and cyber terrorism: http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Gamergate-battle-bridges-real-life-danger-and-online-debate-291462351.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

40 BPD Officers doxed, SSN of Federal Judge posted on 8ch.net/baphomet. Admin Destroys Evidence

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Read the embedded article about the Doxing of BPD officers and a theft/posting of judge’s SSN by Benjamin Biddix and baphomet. Nope, nothing illegal on 8chan: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/02/11/1363758/-Federal-Judge-Katherine-Forrest-doxed-SSN-posted-on-8ch-net-baphomet-8chan-Admin-Destroys-Evidence

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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

Slade Villena’s unhealthy obsession with Peter Coffin

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Read the embedded Storify to better understand Slade Villena, also known as Roguestar, and his dangerous obsessions, this time with Peter Coffin, a comedian who doesn’t hate women:
https://storify.com/StephenAtWar/can-we-talk-about-this-1

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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

The invasion boards that set out to ruin lives

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Read the embedded BoingBoing article by Jay Allen on the threats from places like 8chan, /baphomet, and the uncaring people who run and support their quest to ruin lives:
http://boingboing.net/2015/01/19/invasion-boards-set-out-to-rui.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

GamerGate Reacts to the Crash Override Network

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Read the embedded Storify by adulus on GamerGate’s predictable response to Zoe Quinn’s and Alex Lifschitz’s Crash Override Network to support victims of online harassment and abuse:
https://storify.com/adulus/gamergate-continues-to-obsessively-stalk-zoe-quinn

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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

Game Developer Interviews About Gamergate: David S Gallant

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Read the embedded article in a series of interviews by Ian Miles Cheong, this time with David S Gallant, discussing the subject of GamerGate:
http://www.gameranx.com/features/id/26149/article/game-developer-interviews-about-gamergate-david-s-gallant/

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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