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Jury decisively says Ellen Pao lost sexual-discrimination case against Kleiner Perkins

After a second round of deliberations, the jury gives a decisive victory to prominent venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins, which was being sued for gender discrimination by former junior partner Ellen Pao.

By March 27, 2015

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Twitter automates the creation of harassment reports

Twitter has added a new feature that allows victims of harassment to create a full report of a harassing Tweet with just a mouse click.

By March 17, 2015

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Lawyers hammer each other during Pao v. Kleiner Perkins closing arguments

The closely watched sex discrimination case is winding down, but both sides know that whatever the jury decides could have far-reaching implications.

By March 24, 2015

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Twitter updates harassment reporting and blocking tools

The social network is rolling out new features to make it easier for members to combat hateful, unsocial behavior.

By December 2, 2014

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Princess Leia street-harassed by 'Star Wars' characters

Cat-calling is a problem in any galaxy. Princess Leia ignores rude Jawas, Stormtroopers, Jedi masters, bounty hunters, Lando Calrissian, Lobot and even Indiana Jones while walking silently in the Big Apple.

By November 12, 2014

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Twitter teams with women's group on anti-harassment tool

Women, Action & the Media -- one of the groups behind the #FBrape campaign that prompted a policy change from Facebook -- is working with Twitter to improve the social-media service's response to online harassment.

By November 8, 2014

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Blizzard on online harassment: It's tarnishing our reputation as gamers

Mike Morhaime, head of Blizzard Entertainment, says online harassment related to the GamerGate controversy needs to end.

By November 7, 2014

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Almost half of adults on the Net have experienced online harassment -- survey

A new study from Pew Research shows just how widespread online abuse has become.

By October 22, 2014

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Juror kerfuffle leads to high drama in Ellen Pao discrimination trial

A funny thing happened as the jurors walked to the courtroom. One juror changed his vote, throwing the whole verdict into disarray.

By March 27, 2015

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Tinder settles sexual harassment lawsuit with former exec

A lawsuit from a former employee accused the dating app's co-founders of condoning a "frat-like" environment, in which she was called disparaging names.

By September 8, 2014