SXSW is working with local investigators to determine the credibility of threats leveled against two gaming-focused panels whose cancellation has outraged attendees, panelists and media companies who on Tuesday said they were pulling out of the Austin, Texas-based tech conference.

“The safety of our speakers, participants and staff is always our top priority. We are working with local law enforcement to assess the various threats received regarding these sessions,” a posted statement on the SXSW site read. “Moving forward, we are also evaluating several programming solutions as we continue to plan for an event that will be safe, meaningful and enjoyable for all involved.” Read more…

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