NJ Legislator Who Sponsored Anti-swatting Bill Gets Swatted

Posted on Wed 15 April 2015 in Dispatches • Tagged with feminism, gamergate, news, politics • 1 min read

Swatting is the disturbing practice of calling in an anonymous police report in order to trigger a SWAT response to a person’s home. It’s been in the news more and more recently, with a number of prominent feminists in the tech industry being targeted in particular. In New …


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Sealioning Is Bad

Posted on Wed 15 April 2015 in Dispatches • Tagged with feminism, gamergate, privilege, racism • 1 min read

Tegiminis does a great job breaking down the issues behind sealioning in this article.

However, it’s easy to ask a question in bad faith using reasoned, good faith practices. Neutral phrasing does not always guarantee a question is asked in good faith. This is extremely obvious in documented sealioning …


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If Your Website’s Full of Assholes, It’s Your Fault

Posted on Sat 28 March 2015 in Dispatches • Tagged with culture, facebook, gamergate, mra, social media, twitter • 1 min read

This old post from Anil Dash has been making the rounds again this week, and for good reason.

As it turns out, we have a way to prevent gangs of humans from acting like savage packs of animals. In fact, we’ve developed entire disciplines based around this goal over …


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