Intel issues apology after backlash from #GamerGate opponents

After receiving a thorough shellacking for pulling its advertising campaign from gaming site Gamasutra this week, Intel issued a statement this evening arguing that it did not intend on taking sides in the ugly #GamerGate debate, nor did it want to give the impression that it is in any way anti-woman and anti-equality. According to the release:

When it comes to our support of equality and women, we want to be very clear: Intel believes men and women should be treated the same. And, diversity is an integral part of our corporate strategy and vision with commitments to improve the diversity of our workforce. And while we respect the right of individuals to have their personal beliefs and values, Intel does not support any organization…

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