“His comments disregarded the values of our whole team, our partners and much of our broader community,” the company said. “Our leadership team at Tripwire are deeply sorry and are unified in our commitment to take swift action and to foster a more positive environment.”
That tweet set off a controversy, with some in the video game community criticizing Gibson while other people praised him.
Neither Gibson nor Tripwire responded to requests for further comment.
Tripwire announced that co-founding member and vice president Alan Wilson is taking over as interim CEO.
Ride-hailing companies Lyft and Uber promised to cover legal fees for their drivers who are sued as a result of the new legislation, while dating sites Bumble and Match said they will create a relief fund for people impacted by the law.