Activision Blizzard’s latest anti-harassment effort is a ‘responsibility committee’

Activision Blizzard is facing increasing scrutiny from the government and the games industry over its handling of the ongoing sexual harassment scandal, and its latest effort might not help. As Kotaku reports, the developer has formed a “Workplace Responsibility Committee” to help it implement new anti-harassment and anti-discrimination efforts. While that sounds useful at first, there’s a concern the initial committee is more symbolic than functional.

The committee will launch with just two members, both of whom (chair Dawn Ostroff and Reveta Bowers) are existing independent board members. They, in turn, will report to the board and key Activision Blizzard executives — including CEO Bobby Kotick, who some argue

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