Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Sep 10, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, September 10, 2014

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A number of websites will slow down their offerings in some way, to make the point that inhibiting net neutrality could have a negative effect on consumers’ viewing experience. Is altruistic punishment effective as a consumer motivator? Plus, Molly Wood, Tech columnist at the New York Times, talks about news from the Apple event. And video game voice actress Jennifer Hale joins us to talk about Gamergate and challenges facing the gaming community as it comes to terms with sexism within the industry.

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Questions raised over bullying in the gaming community

Sep 10, 2014
A debate is underway in the gaming community following threats against Zoe Quinn.
Attendees play new video games at the Sony Playstation booth during the E3 gaming conference on June 5, 2012, in Los Angeles, California. 
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A number of websites will slow down their offerings in some way, to make the point that inhibiting net neutrality could have a negative effect on consumers’ viewing experience. Is altruistic punishment effective as a consumer motivator? Plus, Molly Wood, Tech columnist at the New York Times, talks about news from the Apple event. And video game voice actress Jennifer Hale joins us to talk about Gamergate and challenges facing the gaming community as it comes to terms with sexism within the industry.

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