Tag: Online Harassment

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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.

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Adland Founder Says Wikipedia Editor Revealed Her Home Address

Last week, Breitbart Tech reported on the suspension of a long-term editor at Wikipedia. The site’s arbitration committee accused him of harassment, but failed to produce any evidence of these potentially criminal charges, or give the editor a chance to challenge them.

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SXSW Caves To Pressure, Announces ‘Harassment Summit’

Digital media festival South By Southwest (SXSW) has caved to media pressure following their decision to cave to online threats last week. Two panels were cancelled last week: one on gaming culture and integrity in games media, and another on “harassment

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Progressive Media Pressures SXSW to Only Restore Anti-GamerGate Panel

Digital media festival South By South West (SXSW) faced frenzied criticism from across the tech media this week after it cancelled two panels on gaming, with Vox Media and BuzzFeed promising to boycott the festival. Yet much of the outrage was confined to the cancellation of just one of the panels: the one that reinforced progressive narratives.

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Free Speech May Be Unintentionally Strengthened … By Zoe Quinn

A high-profile gag order filed in the state of Massachusetts by Zoe Quinn, a controversial progressive games developer, against her ex-boyfriend Eron Gjoni, has been vacated. The case raised questions of how far the law can silence individuals on the grounds of