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  1. Monica Lewinsky Condemned Online Harassment, Brought the House Down at TED Yesterday

    Like a boss.

    If online harassment is an epidemic, then by Monica Lewinsky's own admittance, she's "patient zero."

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  2. Anita Sarkeesian’s “What I Couldn’t Say” About Harassment Starts With a Big F You. Literally.

    Years of harassment not only take a toll on a person, but the scrutiny you're forced to live under when an angry mob is just waiting for you to say something they can use against you can seriously alter the way you act in public. You have to be unreasonably careful about what you say, so Anita Sarkeesian made this speech at the "What I Couldn't Say" panel at the All About Women Festival in Sydney to give herself an outlet for everything she's been holding inside.

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  3. [UPDATED] Writer Valerie D’Orazio Calls Out Marvel’s New X-Men Writer Chris Sims for Online Harassment

    This isn't about The Comics Industry - it's about human decency.

    Comics fans were in for a shock yesterday as comics writer, Valerie D'Orazio, took to Twitter reacting to the news that Comics Alliance writer Chris Sims would be writing his first Marvel book, X-Men '92. The reason? The online harassment that Sims directed at her via his forums over the course of three years.

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  4. Since Police Still Don’t Know How to Internet, Twitter Allows You to Print Harassment Reports

    "What's an IP address?" - real question posed to real victim.

    Twitter is all, "Yeah, we know we suck at dealing with online harassment but the police are so much worse."

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  5. Ashley Judd Will Press Charges Against Sexual Threats and Harassment on Twitter

    Actual March madness.

    Ashely Judd, co-star of Divergent and Insurgent/woman who dared to have an opinion—on sports or otherwise—isn't standing for being harassed by Twitter trolls. She's pressing charges, no matter how many other Twitter trolls try to explain that threats are alright as long as they happen on the Internet.

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  6. DC Cancels Batgirl #41 Variant Cover Following “Threats of Violence and Harassment”

    In a cryptic official statement referencing "threats of violence and harassment," DC Entertainment announced last night that it would no longer be publishing that controversial Batgirl variant cover.

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  7. Twitter Is Surveying Users to Find Out How Big a Problem Online Harassment Is

    Ooh, ooh! I have an answer for them! *Raises hand emphatically.*

    Twitter, which sucks at dealing with online harassment as a whole by its own admission, is now surveying users to find out how big a problem harassment really is.

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  8. [UPDATED] Feminist Frequency Releases Its Annual Report, Sarkeesian Affirms Commitment to Fighting Online Harassment

    Mmmmm, numbers.

    Need a breath of hope for the video games industry, particularly the presence of women and women's voices within it and its community? Well, Feminist Frequency's 2014 backer report isn't all sunshine and rainbows... but it's got a few solid rays.

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  9. Zoë Quinn Has Launched A Network to Help Fight GamerGate Harassment & Other Online Abuse

    Billed as "by survivors, for survivors," Zoe Quinn and Alex Lifschitz have launched the Crash Override Network, which is also billed as an "online anti-harassment task force."

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  10. Maisie Williams Talks Online Harassment, Lena Headey, and “First-World Feminism”

    Girls see more blood than boys.

    In a recent interview with The Guardian, Maisie Williams revealed that she was inspired by personal experiences to address online harassment and privacy in her upcoming hacker drama Cyber Bully.

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