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

Federal bill would target dangerous prank of SWATing

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Read the embedded article from Aljazeera America, by Azure Gilman, on a new bill to more adequately respond to, punish, and prevent SWATing, with quotes from Randi Harper: http://alj.am/7×76

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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

This Is Not a Game: How SXSW Turned GamerGate Abuse Into a Spectator Sport

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Read the embedded article by Arthur Chu on SXSW using Gamergate harassment as an excuse to cancel an anti-harassment panel, and other fuckery: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/10/27/this-is-not-a-game-how-sxsw-turned-gamergate-abuse-into-a-spectator-sport.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

GamerGaters Are Targeting People Who Were Victims of the Patreon Hack

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Read the embedded article from Motherboard on Gamergate targeting victims of the Patreon Hack:
http://motherboard.vice.com/read/gamergaters-are-targeting-people-who-were-victims-of-the-patreon-hack

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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

Gamergater uses hacked Patreon data to threaten supporters of a Gamergate critic

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Read the embedded blog post from We Hunted the Mammoth on Gamergate using hacked Patreon information to harass the supporters of their harassment targets:
http://wehuntedthemammoth.com/2015/10/14/gamergater-uses-hacked-patreon-data-to-threaten-supporters-of-a-gamergate-critic/

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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

Signal Boost – GG attacks SXSW panels on online safety, harassment, and VR

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Read the embedded call for help against Gamergate’s downvoting brigade of South by Southwest (SXSW) panels that discuss online safety, or simply include people they don’t like:
https://jwernimont.wordpress.com/2015/08/18/signal-boost-gg-attacks-sxsw-panels-on-online-safety-harassment-and-vr/

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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

Randi Harper’s Shields Up project is live!

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Check out the Beta release of Randi Harper’s Shields Up:
http://shieldsup.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

Body Confidence: BlackMilk Edition

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Read the embedded Storify by Randi Harper of her response to fat shaming by Gamergate and other shitty people (including Adam Baldwin!), and their response to her response, and her response to their response of her response:
https://storify.com/freebsdgirl/body-confidence-101

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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: OAPI Wishlist

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Read the embedded blog post by Randi Harper on the current standing of OAPI (Online Abuse Prevention Initiative), and the kind of help and support they are looking for as they move forward: http://blog.randi.io/2015/05/10/oapi-wishlist/

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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