Gloria Steinem: Gamergate is making the web 'especially hostile and dangerous'

Gloria Steinem: Gamergate is making the web 'especially hostile and dangerous'
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Author and activist Gloria Steinem believes the Gamergate online movement is "very dangerous," and turning the internet into a more vicious place.

During an interview at the University of Redlands in Southern California, Steinem shared that she was upset over the threats sent to Utah State University last week, where a person claiming to be a student wrote he planned on unleashing a "Montreal Massacre style attack" during a lecture from feminist speaker Anita Sarkeesian. "It's dangerous," she said. Sarkeesian's visit was canceled due to safety concerns.

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