Silicon Valley Watcher - Former FT journalist Tom Foremski reporting from the intersection of technology and media

Epic Fail: Massively Multiplayer Online Mysogyny

Posted by Tom Foremski - January 23, 2013

Standing up to bullies always works, especially the online kind, you know the ones, the ones with no balls and small brains that they keep in their pants.

Brilliant TED video here, hat tip to Beth Rogozinski,  and Rebecca Eisenberg on

When Anita Sarkeesian announced plans to do a video series exploring the portrayal of women in video games, she became the victim of a massive online attack choreographed by members of the gaming community who cast her as the "villain" in their online "game" to ruin her life. It did not go well for them. 

A Bunch Of Sad, Insecure Dudes Attacked A Woman And Everyone Got What They Deserved

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