The Future Of The Culture Wars Is Here, And It's Gamergate


Source: Kyle Wagner
Affiliation: DeadSpin

This article discusses how the GamerGate controversy fits in with the cultural context of the culture wars at large. After a detailed explanation of how the GamerGate situation evolved, the author argues that future culture wars issues will evolve similarly in the future: that online trolls will react violently to anything that threatens a change from the status quo.

Keywords: Anonymity , Computer Science , Cyberbullying , Tech Ethics , Trolling