Alter Conf Chicago-2015

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Traditionally we think of bullying as something that happens to kids and teens in school. Cyberbullying is a relatively new concept, yet it has been happening since the creation of the modern internet. Adults are using the internet to plan and carry out mass campaigns of harassment. Whether the discussion of 4Chan, Reddit, or GamerGate the same screen names tend to be at the forefront even if their followers change. Why is the Harassment Game so prevalent, what's making it fun for them to continue playing at the expense of relationships, careers, and sometimes freedom? TRIGGER/CONTENT WARNINGS: threats of violence, sexual assault

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