From: Schneier on Security – Sexual Harassment at DefCon (and Other Hacker Cons)

Posted on 2012/08/15


a quick re-post from Schneier on Security http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2012/08/sexual_harassme.html

Sexual Harassment at DefCon (and Other Hacker Cons) by (author unknown)
Excellent blog post by Valerie Aurora about sexual harassment at the DefCon hackers conference. Aside from the fact that this is utterly reprehensible behavior by the perpetrators involved, this is a real problem for our community. The response of “this is just what hacker culture is, and changing it will destroy hackerdom” is just plain wrong. When swaths of the…

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