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Protesters March Toward Apple Stores On The Heels Of A Foxconn Hack

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It would seem that representatives from Change.org and SumOfUs.org have organized a global protest against Apple’s use of Foxconn and other Chinese manufacturing plants to build the iPhone and iPad. This comes on the heels of a New York Times series exposing harsh working conditions in said plants. 250,000 people...
Protesters March Toward Apple Stores On The Heels Of A Foxconn Hack

Ethical iPhone activists deliver petitions to Apple stores

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Members from Change.org delivered a quarter of a million signatures to Apple's Manhattan flagship store in Grand Central Terminal, calling for an ethical iPhone 5. It was part of the delivery of signatures to stores around the world....
Ethical iPhone activists deliver petitions to Apple stores

Ethical iPhone 5 petitions to be delivered to Apple stores

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The makers of two profiles asking Apple to improve conditions for overseas workers will be hand-delivered to a handful of Apple's retail stores tomorrow....
Ethical iPhone 5 petitions to be delivered to Apple stores

Protests against iPhone factory conditions planned Thursday for Apple Stores

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Still unhappy with Apple’s response to the New York Times’ series on labor conditions in Chinese factories that make iPhones and iPads, two organizations are planning a globally coordinated protest on Thursday. Representatives from Change.org and SumOfUs.org will deliver petitions to Apple stores in several major cities with the names of...
Protests against iPhone factory conditions planned Thursday for Apple Stores

Apple “politely” accepts iPhone protestors’ petitions in NYC

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Credit: CNET The scheduled delivery of petitions asking Apple for better treatment of workers in factories that produce iPhones and iPads happened on schedule in New York City Thursday morning. Observers say there were far more press in attendance than actual protestors, but that the mission — to hand deliver...
Apple “politely” accepts iPhone protestors’ petitions in NYC

Avaaz gains 2.5 million users in 30 days, raises $3.3m in aid for Syria

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In an announcement today, the petition site Avaaz revealed some pretty interesting figures on its growth and latest efforts around the world. In December, we reported that the site’s anti-SOPA petition managed to garner well over 1 million signatures, and as of today, it has been signed almost 3.5 million...
Avaaz gains 2.5 million users in 30 days, raises $3.3m in aid for Syria

White House Petition Demands TPP Process Be Open & Transparent

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It seems that, with every issue that comes up around here, people are quickly putting together White House petitions on the White House's "We The People" site. The latest, in response to all of these stories about secrecy concerning the negotiations on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), is a petition...
White House Petition Demands TPP Process Be Open & Transparent

Worker abuse petitions to be delivered Thursday at Apple's Grand Central store

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An activist group plans to hold demonstrations at Apple retail stores around the world Thursday, with a main gathering held at Apple's Grand Central Terminal location, to highlight claims of worker abuse by the iPhone maker's overseas component suppliers....
Worker abuse petitions to be delivered Thursday at Apple's Grand Central store
Apple Store protests on Thursday will push for ethical worker treatment

You Think All Those Internet Protests Are Useless? Think Again

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Do you have friends constantly annoying you with Facebook or Change.org petitions about this cause or that? It seems impossible that hitting a Like button or adding your name to an Internet petition can possibly add up to much. But it can. It's not so much the show of...
You Think All Those Internet Protests Are Useless? Think Again

Inside The Apple Protest In San Francisco

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Responding to reports of poor conditions in the Chinese factories that make Apple products, a quarter of a million people signed a petition on Change.org and SumOfUs.org, hoping that the signatures will provoke a reaction from Apple. Today, Change.org founder Ben Rattray and his team delivered the signatures collected through...
Inside The Apple Protest In San Francisco

Workers' rights petitions delivered to Apple's Grand Central store

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As promised, activists on Thursday hand-delivered signed petitions to Apple's store in Grand Central Terminal, which were politely accepted by retail employees....
Workers' rights petitions delivered to Apple's Grand Central store

Indian court drops censorship case against Microsoft, Google and Facebook still on the hook

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With so many patent trolls out and about, you'd be forgiven if the Indian government's censorship case against Google, Facebook, Microsoft and other web companies slipped under your radar. Indeed, not a whole lot has happened since then, but Microsoft, at least, is making an early exit from the...
Indian court drops censorship case against Microsoft, Google and Facebook still on the hook

Change.org Hits 10 Million Members, Now The “Fastest-Growing Social Action Platform On The Web”

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Change.org launched in 2007 as a social networking site for non-profits. Today, the site looks quite a bit different and has morphed into a petition platform that wants to empower activists around the world through what it calls “people-powered campaigns.” While the site only grew rather slowly in its early...
Change.org Hits 10 Million Members, Now The “Fastest-Growing Social Action Platform On The Web”
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White House's Weak Response To Petition Against ACTA

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Earlier this year, we wrote about two different petitions on the White House's official petition platform concerning ACTA. We noted that one of the petitions was very oddly worded, talking about getting the US to "end ACTA." It's description was a bit confused, and didn't seem to understand the process...
White House's Weak Response To Petition Against ACTA

Apple faces labor protesters

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Protesters will be heading to Apple stores Thursday at 10 a.m. Eastern time to protest the labor conditions in the company’s supply chain after reports from the New York Times and NPR’s “This American Life” prompted online petitions on the sites SumofUs.org and Change.org. Read full article >>...
Apple faces labor protesters

Trayvon Martin petition site Change.org comes to UK

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Website that teenager's mother used to bring his case to world attention says it has 'structure of a business but non-profit ethos'It helped a 22-year-old nanny working two jobs take on Bank of America, a bullied teenager make the Motion Picture Association think again about a film's rating and, most...
Trayvon Martin petition site Change.org comes to UK

Is The Peter Sunde Petition Offensive, Inflammatory or Objectionable?

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For users of phpBB-powered forums during the last decade, member polls were an everyday occurrence. Any user could start a poll, and as a result many useful discussions were enjoyed. Some users would also start trivial and frivolous polls, such as a multiple choice polls with only one outcome. Forum...
Is The Peter Sunde Petition Offensive, Inflammatory or Objectionable?

Judge denies Apple, publishers' motion to dismiss e-book civil suit

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A federal judge on Tuesday denied petitions by both Apple and a group of five major publishing houses to dismiss a class-action lawsuit accusing the companies of collusion in e-book price fixing....
Judge denies Apple, publishers' motion to dismiss e-book civil suit

AT&T Clarifies its Data Throttling Policy: 3GB for 3G Users, 5 GB for LTE

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AT&T announced today a clarification to its data throttling policy for users on unlimited plans. Customers using AT&T's 3G network will see their data speeds be cut after reaching 3 gigabytes. Users on the carrier's 4G LTE network will see speeds throttled after 5GB. The changes to the policy are...
AT&T Clarifies its Data Throttling Policy: 3GB for 3G Users, 5 GB for LTE

Activists deliver petitions to Apple Stores worldwide

www.electronista.com
As promised, activists representing Change.org and SumOfUs delivered petitions to Apple Stores in New York City, Washington, San Francisco, London, Sydney and Bangalore on Thursday, according to AdAge. About 199,000 Change.org signatures were recorded, with another 57,000 from SumOfUs. In both cases, the groups are asking for Apple to come...
Activists deliver petitions to Apple Stores worldwide
T-Mobile wants the FCC to kill Verizon’s spectrum deal with big cable

ITC to Examine What's Fair and Reasonable in Apple-Google Patent Fight

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Apple’s battle with Motorola Mobility is back in play before the U.S. International Trade Commission. On Monday afternoon the trade agency said it will review an April ruling that Apple infringed one of four patents asserted against it by Motorola Mobility, which has since been engulfed by Google. The...
ITC to Examine What's Fair and Reasonable in Apple-Google Patent Fight

Is A Petition Calling For A Pardon Of The Pirate Bay's Peter Sunde 'Offensive'?

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This is a little strange. We recently wrote about Peter Sunde's request for a pardon in which he lays out a fairly compelling argument for how the Swedish judicial system was railroaded into convicting him. Soon after that, a petition appeared on the site Avaaz in support of Sunde's request,...
Is A Petition Calling For A Pardon Of The Pirate Bay's Peter Sunde 'Offensive'?
Protesters demand “ethical iPhone” outside Apple’s HQ

Consumer suit vs. Apple and book publishers gets the go-ahead

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It’s game on for a class-action lawsuit against Apple and several major publishers accused of colluding to illegally fix prices on e-books to undercut Amazon. Today, a U.S. District Court judge denied court petitions from Apple and publishers to dismiss the lawsuit. The suit was filed on behalf of e-book...
Consumer suit vs. Apple and book publishers gets the go-ahead

Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility denies that its royalty demand letters said what they said

www.fosspatents.com
Later today (unless there's a delay) the ITC will decide on Apple's and Microsoft's petitions for review of the preliminary findings on Motorola's complaints against them. I also saw that Microsoft filed a motion for partial termination of the Xbox investigation, but the document itself is inaccessible to the public....
Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility denies that its royalty demand letters said what they said

ITC postpones decision on Microsoft complaint against Motorola to May 18

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Last month, the Commission, the six-member decision-making body at the ITC, decided to review parts of an initial determination on Microsoft's October 2010 complaint against Motorola. Yesterday, the Commission extended the target date for its final ruling for the third time in three months. The new target date is May...
ITC postpones decision on Microsoft complaint against Motorola to May 18

Apple keeps fighting for ITC import ban against Motorola Mobility

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On January 13, 2012, an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) at the ITC made an initial determination according to which Motorola Mobility shouldn't be found to infringe any of three patents asserted by Apple in investigation no. 337-TA-750. I said at the time that Apple would certainly petition for a review...
Apple keeps fighting for ITC import ban against Motorola Mobility
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