Google canceled all-hands meeting after employees were harassed online

A 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,... Continue reading…

Google canceled all-hands meeting after employees were harassed online

Google had been expected to address the controversy surrounding a divisive memo written by a Google engineer last week.

Fri 11 Aug 17 from The Washington Post

Google CEO Pichai cancels 'town hall' on gender dispute

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has canceled an internal town hall meant to address gender discrimination on Thursday after employee questions for management began to leak online from the company's ...

Fri 11 Aug 17 from Phys.org

Google CEO Pichai cancels 'town hall' on gender dispute, Fri 11 Aug 17 from AP

Google cancels its diversity meeting as staff face online harassment

The fallout from the manifesto that attacked Google’s diversity programs and argued women were underrepresented in tech because of biological differences is raging on.

Fri 11 Aug 17 from Techspot

Fired memo Google engineer has a new Twitter profile

James Damore, the 28-year-old Google engineer fired for his sexist 'memo', has posted a new Twitter profile photo of him wearing a 'Goolag' shirt in the same style as the tech giant's logo. ...

Fri 11 Aug 17 from Daily Mail

Shaming culture?

A Google employee who wrote that women are less biologically suited to tech careers has been fired.

Fri 11 Aug 17 from BBC Technology

Google cancels staff meeting over fears of online harassment

(Reuters) - Alphabet's Google on Thursday canceled a company-wide meeting scheduled to discuss the controversy over a memo opposing company diversity policies, citing concerns about attacks ...

Thu 10 Aug 17 from Reuters Technology

Google cancels all-hands diversity meeting over safety concerns

Google feared questioners would face threats if their names leaked online.

Thu 10 Aug 17 from Arstechnica

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