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

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

The Making of a ‘Terrorist’: Sikh From Toronto Was Framed for the Paris Attacks By GamerGate Trolls

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Read the embedded article by Arthur Chu about Gamergate taking the Paris attacks are the perfect excuse to frame Veerender Jubbal as a terrorist: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/11/17/the-making-of-a-terrorist-how-i-was-framed-for-the-paris-attacks-by-gamergate-trolls.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

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

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

GamerGate’s Next Target Is The Tech Industry: Are We Ready?

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Read the embedded article from Model View Culture about Gamergate’s expansion from medium to technology in general:
https://modelviewculture.com/news/gamergates-next-target-is-the-tech-industry-are-we-ready

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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

Brianna Wu: It’s time for the FBI to prosecute Gamergate trolls

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Read Brianna Wu’s embedded op-ed on the need for law enforcement to take online threats seriously, and the recent push by Massachusetts Rep. Katherine Clark for the DOJ and FBI to take online “emotional terrorism” more seriously:
http://www.dailydot.com/opinion/brianna-wu-fbi-death-threats-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