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

Brianna Wu on why Gamergate trolls won’t win

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Read the embedded Brianna Wu op ed about Gamergate’s horrific abuse leading to a better game industry:
http://www.bostonglobe.com/magazine/2015/03/04/brianna-why-gamergate-trolls-won-win/l2V0PjfDRSf4Fm6F40i9YM/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

Jsingal comments on “Another poorly-researched hit-piece, from the Boston Globe”

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Click through to read Jesse Singal’s response to criticism of his Boston Globe article:
http://np.reddit.com/r/KotakuInAction/comments/2h36ue/another_poorlyresearched_hitpiece_from_the_boston/cldrqeu