When your abusive ex enlists the alt right: Zoe Quinn


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Zoe Quinn was an independent game developer with an abusive ex. He went to the dark corners of the internet and convinced a small army of trolls that (sexism alert) she'd only succeeded by sleeping with a reviewer. In short order, people we now know as the alt right methodically set out to do everything possible to destroy her life--and she fought back. Her book, Crash Override [1], looks at the role of everything from the courts to the social platforms in making the hell she went through possible -- and what to do about it. Resources here [2] Like this? Subscribe on Apple Podcasts [3] , or pate our feed link [4] into any podcast app that doesn't have us listed. Music: “Scuba [5]” by Simun Mathewson, under Creative Commons – Attribution [6] License. [1] https://www.amazon.com/Crash-Override-Gamergate-Destroyed-Against/dp/1610398084 [2] http://www.crashoverridenetwork.com/resources.html [3] https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/kpfa-upfront-tech/id1281302523 [4] https://kpfa.org/area941/program/tech/feed/ [5] http://freemusicarchive.org/music/simun_mathewson/Circuit/Scuba [6] https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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