The Anti-CNN Harassment Campaign Is Using the GamerGate Playbook

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Read the embedded Daily Beast article by Katherine Cross on Gamergate tactics being used by the Alt-right (also populated by gamergaters) against CNN:
http://www.thedailybeast.com/the-anti-cnn-harassment-campaign-is-using-the-gamergate-playbook

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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

Zoe Quinn: Why I Just Dropped The Harassment Charges The Man Who Started GamerGate

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Read the embedded blog post by Zoe Quinn on why she dropped charges against abuser and harasser Eron Gjoni. We wish her the best: http://blog.unburntwitch.com/post/139084743809/why-i-dropped-the-harassment-charges-the-man-who

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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

New York Times: The Serial Swatter

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Read the linked article from the New York Times about a Canadian teenager who victimized female gamers through doxxing, blackmail, DDoS, and SWATing (and law enforcements inability, or refusal, to understand online crimes):
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/29/magazine/the-serial-swatter.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

Anita Sarkeesian Interview in The Guardian

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Read the embedded interview with Anita Sarkeesian and Jessica Valenti in The Guardian, where they discuss the past year in Gamergate, where she and Feminist Frequency have been, where they are now, and where they will be going forward (hint, none of which include backing down or giving up):
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/aug/29/anita-sarkeesian-gamergate-interview-jessica-valenti

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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

One Year Later, The Women Of Gamergate Open Up: There’s A Lot Of Work To Do, Still

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Read the embedded MTV News article and interview with Zoe Quinn and Brianna Wu, discussing what has changed for the better, but also the long way still to go in the fight against Gamergate, and sexism and misogyny in the tech and video game industry (and, really, society at large): http://www.mtv.com/news/2245633/gamer-gate-one-year-later/

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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

Almost No One Sided with GamerGate: A Research Paper on the Internet’s Reaction to Last Year’s Mob

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Read the embedded academic paper by Livio De La Cruz on the fact-based reality of Gamergate and its limited, echo-chamber exaggerated, support by the community and humanity at large:
http://superheroesinracecars.com/2015/08/17/almost-no-one-sided-with-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, Twitter, Feminism

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Read the embedded Tumblr post by PyroTyger on the paper-thin (and false) arguments from some of Gamergate’s loudest voices, and the rabid attacks on anyone who questions their inconsistencies (or flat out lies):
http://pyrotyger.tumblr.com/post/125129759336/gamergate-twitter-feminism

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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