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The SXSW Gamergate Meltdown

On the past Monday, annual tech conference SXSW Interactive cancelled two of their panel discussions, namely "Level Up: Overcoming Harassment in Games" and “SavePoint: A Discussion on the Gaming Community" due to "numerous threats of on-site violence. The situation has turned in to a huge mess as of late, so what exactly happened? Here's the timeline of events: August, 2015Caroline Sinders, researcher and game designer reported that three SXSW panel discussions were under attack from "downvote brigades". Originally posted by Sinders:"As a member of one of the three SXSW panels against which Gamergate has formed a voting “brigade.“ The campaign is an ongoing

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