Anonymity in Video Games is No Excuse for Racism

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I’m a huge video game enthusiast. I remember one of my first exposures to gaming was watching my neighbor in the Middle East playing a modified version of World of Warcraft called Defense of the Ancients. Today, this game is commonly referred to as Dota and has entered its second iteration, Dota 2. He and I would frequent gaming cafes with a ragtag team of five to play against the other patrons: the…