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

Why ‘social justice warrior,’ a Gamergate insult, is now a dictionary entry

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Read the embedded article from the Washington Post on Social Justice Warrior being added to the online Oxford English Dictionary:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2015/10/07/why-social-justice-warrior-a-gamergate-insult-is-now-a-dictionary-entry/

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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

Twitter executive: Here’s how we’re trying to stop abuse while preserving free speech

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Read the embedded Op-Ed by Vijaya Gadde, general counsel of Twitter, on how the platform is taking steps to prevent online abuse, including the mention of sockpuppets (and specifically their use by Gamergate):
http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2015/04/16/twitter-executive-heres-how-were-trying-to-stop-abuse-while-preserving-free-speech/

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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 community without any rules

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Read the embedded article by Caitlin Dewey on the current situation with 8Chan, /baphomet, and GamerGate:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2015/01/13/this-is-what-happens-when-you-create-an-online-community-without-any-rules/

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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

Wil Wheaton: Anonymous trolls are destroying online games. Here’s how to stop them.

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Read the embedded article by Wil Wheaton on taking back games, or open the page in a separate window:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2014/11/11/anonymous-trolls-are-destroying-online-games-heres-how-to-stop-them

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How media critic Anita Sarkeesian turned Stephen Colbert into a feminist

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Read the embedded article on Anita Sarkeesian turning Stephen Colbert into a feminist, or open it in a separate window:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/10/30/how-media-critic-anita-sarkeesian-turned-stephen-colbert-into-a-feminist

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Inside GamerGate’s (successful) attack on the media

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Read the embedded article on GamerGate’s attacks on media advertisement, or open the page in a separate window:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2014/10/20/inside-gamergates-successful-attack-on-the-media

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Brianna Wu Op-Ed: Rape and death threats are terrorizing female gamers. Why haven’t men in tech spoken out?

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Read the embedded Op-Ed by Brianna Wu on the silence from men in tech, or open the page in a separate window:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2014/10/20/rape-and-death-threats-are-terrorizing-female-gamers-why-havent-men-in-tech-spoken-out

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