Tag: #gamergate

Randi Harper Creates Breitbart Twitter Blocklist

In a series of tweets sent out Thursday evening, Randi Lee Harper, an “anti-abuse” activist with a notorious reputation for abusing people on social media, declared that she was setting up a Twitter blocklist for anyone who followed a “Breitbart related” account.

Packed Crowds at SXSW ‘Online Harassment Summit’

Lol, just kidding. Here are some pictures of the actual event. https://www.instagram.com/p/BC3t74OJW2w/?taken-by=omargee https://www.instagram.com/p/BC26Po3pW1d/?taken-by=omargee Serial online abuser Randi Harper, a particularly ironic supporter of the event, spent much of her time anxiously glancing at other people’s phones, looking for GamerGate-supporting spies.

Leigh ‘Gamers Are Over’ Alexander Quits Games Journalism

A year and a half ago, feminist battleaxe Leigh Alexander was one of the leading voices of a video games press dominated by progressives. Today, the situation is much changed. Alexander has announced her retirement from games journalism after Offworld, her diversity-minded games blog, failed to take off.

Twitter’s History of Erratic Censorship Policies

Some might question the use of the term “censorship” to describe Twitter’s mysterious and erratic policies for banning users and blocking content, since Twitter is a private company and its users aren’t even paying anything for their accounts.

Wikipedia Can Now Ban You For What You Do On Other Websites

Wikipedia, the world’s most popular online encyclopedia, is facing controversy after banning a long-time editor for “off-site harassment.” No details of the alleged offence were given to other Wikipedians, who now accuse the site’s quasi-official disciplinary committee of lacking transparency.

Coming 2016: All-Out War On So-Called ‘Social Justice’

In 2016, battle lines will be drawn. On one side, people of all colours, genders and orientations are rallying around the flag of freedom of speech. On the other, a nasty set of authoritarians are rallying around a flag that identifies