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Google town hall meeting canceled after days of online harassment

The Verge Friday, 11 August 2017 ()
Google town hall meeting canceled after days of online harassmentA highly-anticipated town hall meeting inside Google was canceled today due to the employees’ concerns around online harassment. The all-hands meeting was intended to address the controversy around an internal memo that argued women were underrepresented in tech due to innate biological differences. “Googlers are writing in, concerned about their safety and worried they may be ‘outed’ publicly for asking a question in the Town Hall,” wrote CEO Sundar Pichai in a letter to employees.

The cancellation of the town hall meeting caps off nearly a week of escalating anxiety around the targeted harassment of various Google employees. Very shortly after Motherboard first reported the existence of a controversial memo circulating inside Google,...
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai is speaking out after the tech giant canceled a town hall meeting intended to address a controversial memo written by a former engineer. The widely circulated document criticized the company's diversity initiatives. Pichai said the company was forced to call off the meeting...

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