FLOSS Weekly 331

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Watch the embedded video of  episode 331 of FLOSS Weekly, with special guest Randi Harper talking about Online Abuse Prevention Initiative:
http://twit.tv/show/floss-weekly/331

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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

Online Isn’t The “Real World”—And Other Dangerous Lies

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Read the online op-ed by Chris Kluwe on the realities of online harassment, and what could and should happen next:
http://www.ravishly.com/2015/03/27/online-isnt-real-world%E2%80%94and-other-dangerous-lies

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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

Q&A With The Congresswoman Taking On Gamergate

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Read the Embedded Q&A with Congresswoman Katherine Clark on her push to get law enforcement to better respond to online threats and abuse: http://techcrunch.com/2015/03/13/qa-with-the-congresswoman-taking-on-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

In the Documentary ‘GTFO,’ Female Video Gamers Fight Back

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Read the embedded article about the new documentary: GTFO, which runs the gamete of online abuse towards women, to the toxic masculinity that corrodes the tech world from within:
http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/03/08/movies/in-the-documentary-gtfo-female-video-gamers-fight-back.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

Curbing Online Abuse Isn’t Impossible. Here’s where we start.

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Read the embedded article about tried and true ways of fighting online abuse, and how it could be used across larger platforms: http://www.wired.com/2014/05/fighting-online-harassment/

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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 #1ReasonToBe Panel At GDC Moved A Room Of Gamers To Tears

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Read Jessica Lachenal’s embedded blog post discussing the #1ReasonToBe Panel At GDC 2015:
http://www.themarysue.com/1reasontobe-gdc-2015/

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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

Randi Harper, Alex Lifschitz, Zoe Quinn, and Sheri Rubin announce the Online Abuse Prevention Initiative

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Read the embedded page for the new Online Abuse Prevention Initiative, announced at GDC 2015:
http://onlineabuseprevention.org/

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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

Crash Override: “Our mission is to return control to the victim”

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Read the embedded article about the Crash Override Network and its mission to protect people from harassment, identity theft, and cyber threats: http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2015-02-10-crash-override-our-mission-is-to-return-control-to-the-victim

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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

Crash Override Network: Account Security 101: Passwords, Multifactor, Social Engineering, and You

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Read the embedded post from the Crash Override Network, run by Zoe Quinn and Alex Lifchitz, on password creation and management: http://crashoverridenetwork.tumblr.com/post/109948061867/account-security-101-passwords-multifactor

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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

Coordinated Online Terrorist Attacks

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Read the embedded article from Model Culture View on how to prepare for a cyber terrorist attack that can come at any moment: https://modelviewculture.com/news/coordinated-online-terrorist-attacks

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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