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Day 9: Reflections on the Public Philosophy Panel at the APA

The APA Committee on Public Philosophy hosted a panel yesterday entitled, “Navigating the Perils of Public Cyberspace: Toward New Norms of Public Engagement.”   1,107 more words


SXSW Convenes Online Harassment Event Following Uproar by NICK WINGFIELD


SXSW Interactive faced controversy earlier this week for canceling two panels related to the issue of online harassment. Now the confab has decided to hold a full day of panel discussions on the topic. 15 more words


Backlash Grows Over SXSW’s Canceled Video Game Panels by NICK WINGFIELD


A day after SXSW Interactive canceled two video game panels related to the so-called GamerGate movement over threats of violence, two digital media organizations threatened to pull out of the tech conference. 15 more words


SXSW Cancels Gamer Panels After Threats by NICK WINGFIELD


Both panels appear to have been dedicated to exploring issues that have polarized the gaming community since last year, when an online movement known by the Twitter hashtag #GamerGate first formed. 15 more words


Online Harassment: Not as Obvious as it Seems

 “Distrust all those in whom the impulse to punish is powerful.” – Nietzsche

The internet has more than its share of haters who prod and poke and harass members for months, sometimes years, on end through smear campaigns, aggression, and personal attacks—they dedicate most of their online time to diatribes about their particular group of hated members.

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What's Behind the Hate?

When I was a teen, being accused of antisocial behaviour was an insult. These days, people don’t appear to have any shame about it because this is the internet. 420 more words


Requests To Follow On Twitter

My Twitter account, @XenaBb7, is protected and has been since it was opened in August 2013.   About 95 percent of my Twitter time is to announce when I publish new blog posts and to tweet out links to other blogs whose posts might be of interest to my Twitter followers.  332 more words

Internet Extortionists