Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Friday October 30, 2015

SXSW Restores Canceled Talks On Gaming Harassment

This whole thing has been a massive fustercluck since day one. Don't worry, there's still plenty of time for more drama before the actual event. roll eyes (sarcastic)

The South by Southwest tech meeting said on Friday it made a mistake when it canceled sessions on video gaming culture, including one on harassment, after facing criticism of dodging its duty by dropping talks on an issue engulfing gaming culture. "By canceling two sessions we sent an unintended message that SXSW not only tolerates online harassment but condones it, and for that we are truly sorry," Hugh Forrest, the SXSW Interactive director, said in a blog post.