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Thoughts on the hijacking of Amazon’s annual meeting

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Amazon’s annual shareholder meeting yesterday was a spectacle. Hundreds of people gathered outside the Seattle Art Museum to protest the company’s low tax rate, difficult working conditions at its distribution centers, and its affiliation with ALEC, the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council. Inside, the mood was raucous, as a series of...
Thoughts on the hijacking of Amazon’s annual meeting

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

Occupy Wall Street protester vows to fight subpoena over Twitter account

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Malcolm Harris's lawyer says order from prosecutors which demands release of three months' worth of tweets is improperA writer and Occupy Wall Street activist whose tweets have become the subject of a subpoena by a New York prosecutor is seeking to quash the order in court.A lawyer for Malcolm Harris,...
Occupy Wall Street protester vows to fight subpoena over Twitter account

YouTube Adds Face Blurring for Protesters, Worried Parents

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YouTube has added a face blurring option to the site's built-in photo editor. When users apply the option, YouTube tries to detect and blur all faces automatically....
YouTube Adds Face Blurring for Protesters, Worried Parents

ACTA On Hold, But The Protests Continue In Serbia

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One reason the European Commission decided to refer ACTA to the European Court of Justice may have been in the hope that people would simply get bored and move on. It's certainly true that the cities of Europe aren't full of protesters as they were a couple of months ago,...
ACTA On Hold, But The Protests Continue In Serbia

Beatbully's Modern Anti-Cyberbullying Campaign Uses Avatars As Demonstrators

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An army of protestors will descend upon UN headquarters in New York on February 2 in an effort to end bullying worldwide. Here's the catch: The protesters are online cartoons. Richard Piggin, deputy CEO of the U.K. not-for-profit Beatbullying, tells us how they plan to force change with the...
Beatbully's Modern Anti-Cyberbullying Campaign Uses Avatars As Demonstrators
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The ignorance of some health reform protesters is truly astonishing. http://bit.ly/cbM7lN via @cjoh

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The ignorance of some health reform protesters is truly astonishing. http://bit.ly/cbM7lN via @cjoh

TorrentFreak's Top File-Sharing News Articles of 2012

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The past year has been an eventful one, starting with the historic SOPA and PIPA protests that carried over from 2011. Eventually both bills were defeated. Then there was the Megaupload raid and the indictment against the “Mega Conspiracy” which dominated the news the entire year and disrupted the file-hosting...
TorrentFreak's Top File-Sharing News Articles of 2012

Protesters See Tweets Used Against Them

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As they prosecute hundreds of Occupy protesters on lower-level charges, Manhattan prosecutors have turned one of the movement's principal organizing tools—social media such as Twitter—against the defendants....
Protesters See Tweets Used Against Them

Censorship in China: How ReadWriteWeb China Was Closed Down For a Month

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In the West, the concept of the 'read/write Web' is a relatively easy one to get behind. Everybody can contribute content to the Web ('write'), as well as read it - it's a very democratic notion and a big reason why I named this blog ReadWriteWeb back in 2003. However...
Censorship in China: How ReadWriteWeb China Was Closed Down For a Month
"Protestors" call games industry a "temple of sin," demand repentance

Samsung Hired A Bunch Of Protesters To Chant Outside An Apple Store (AAPL)

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In an odd marketing move, Samsung hired a street team of marketers to protest outside an Australian Apple Store.  The protesters pulled up next to the store in a black bus and poured out chanting "Wake up!"  It's weird. There's also an Australian site called Wake Up, with a massive...
Samsung Hired A Bunch Of Protesters To Chant Outside An Apple Store (AAPL)

Protesters Bring Coffin To Rep. Carnahan's Home

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Protesters Bring Coffin To Rep. Carnahan's Home
Samsung hires protesters and tells Apple to ‘wake up’ [video]
YouTube adds face blurring to its video editing tools

Protesters take to skies asking Google to quit U.S. Chamber

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SumOfUs.org flies plane bearing banner "Google: Quit the Chamber" over its policies on climate change and campaign finance. [Read more]...
Protesters take to skies asking Google to quit U.S. Chamber

Protesters cloud Apple’s new iPad launch

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Protesters asking Apple to change the labor practices in factories in its supply chain have mobilized at stores in Georgetown, San Francisco and New York City. Their goal was to remind Apple and its fans that the gadgets on sale today come from factories that have been criticized for poor...
Protesters cloud Apple’s new iPad launch

Olympics Can't Handle An Official Parody Twitter Account, So Twitter Takes It Down

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We've discussed a number of times how ridiculously over-aggressive the Olympics can be when it comes to anything close to an IP issue -- even to the point where it gets host cities to agree to pass exceptional IP laws that only apply to issues that the Olympics chooses. The...
Olympics Can't Handle An Official Parody Twitter Account, So Twitter Takes It Down
Anonymous keeps Westboro Baptist Church from picketing Aaron Swartz funeral

Mitt Romney Might Be the Worst Social Media Candidate Imaginable, But That Doesn't Mean He Won't Be the Next President

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As measured in social media by the moment, the election campaign for Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has so far been an utter disaster. Luckily for him, however, moments don’t last as long as they used to. From “corporations are people” to insulting the Brits on the eve of the...
Mitt Romney Might Be the Worst Social Media Candidate Imaginable, But That Doesn't Mean He Won't Be the Next President

Last Parliament Square protest tent can be removed

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High court lifts injunction preventing removal of anti-war campaigner Maria Gallastegui as it rules new bylaws are legalThe last anti-war protest tent opposite the Houses of Parliament can be removed, the high court has ruled.Lifting an injunction that prevented Westminster council from clearing Parliament Square of sleeping equipment, the judge,...
Last Parliament Square protest tent can be removed

Expose yourself...

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With so many options in media, interaction and venues, you now get to choose what you expose yourself to.Expose yourself to art, and you'll come to appreciate it and aspire to make it.Expose yourself to anonymous scathing critics and you will begin to believe them (or flinch in anticipation of...
Expose yourself...

Uber Drivers Protest Outside the Company's San Francisco Headquarters

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A large group of Uber drivers gathered this afternoon to protest outside the car-hailing appmaker’s San Francisco headquarters. Chanting “no respect, no work,” the drivers told AllThingsD they are protesting the way Uber treats them. “They’re running a sweat shop with an app. They don’t have the balls to come...
Uber Drivers Protest Outside the Company's San Francisco Headquarters

Apple HQ protesters demand 'ethical' iPhones - video

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Human rights protesters gathered outside the Apple headquarters to demonstrate over working conditions in outsourcing factories in China...
Apple HQ protesters demand 'ethical' iPhones - video

The $109 Billion Indian IT Industry Is Going Through A Massive Shift

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BANGALORE/MUMBAI, March 25 (Reuters) - India's IT outsourcers are promoting "mini CEOs" capable of running businesses on their own, while trimming down on the hordes of entry-level computer coders they normally hire as they try to squeeze more profits out of their staff. The shift by Infosys Ltd and others...
The $109 Billion Indian IT Industry Is Going Through A Massive Shift
Amazon warns protesters to stay off Seattle campus

GoDaddy Blames Outage on Corrupted Router Tables

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Corrupted router tables, not malicious protesters, were the culprits behind Monday's widespread outage of GoDaddy's Internet registrar and hosting services, the......
GoDaddy Blames Outage on Corrupted Router Tables

Czech Government Suspends ACTA Ratification

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Following Poland's lead, the Czech Prime Minister, Petr Necas has announced that the government there will suspend the ACTA ratification process until the country has had more time to analyze the agreement. This follows a "wave of protests" across Europe, in which this agreement, that everyone assumed was going through...
Czech Government Suspends ACTA Ratification

RIM admits it is responsible for the anti-Apple ‘Wake Up’ campaign in Australia

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There’s been much speculation about which company is behind the controversial ‘Wake Up’ campaign currently going on in Australia. We previously reported that Samsung might be culpable but RIM has now stepped up and acknowledged that the creation is its. The Canadian mobile maker issued a statement this morning, via its...
RIM admits it is responsible for the anti-Apple ‘Wake Up’ campaign in Australia
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