Is Hacking More Effective Than Protesting in Person?

The Chicago Police Department has reportedly been hacked in advance of the NATO Summit in the city this weekend. Thousands of protesters are expected to show up, and the police are bracing themselves for riots. Why travel to Chicago when you can protest from the comfort of your home? » 5/17/12 11:20am 5/17/12 11:20am

Do Apple Users Care Enough to Protest Chinese Working Conditions Today?

Since it came to light how bad working conditions are in Chinese factories that make iPhones and iPads, many have muttered about boycotting Apple. If that's you, you should join a globally coordinated protest against it, which is happening today. But do you care enough? » 2/09/12 3:23am 2/09/12 3:23am

If You Went to #OccupyWallStreet, Someone Might Be Looking to Bone You …

There are so many protests and demonstrations going on in #OccupyWallStreet that it's hard to keep track of who's standing for what and what or who is bending for who. One thing for certain though: with a lot of heated, young-ish rallyers jumbled together, there seems to have been a ton of missed connections. Catch up… » 10/05/11 3:20pm 10/05/11 3:20pm

Anonymous Is Helping Time Warner Make Money

Anonymous would have you believe that they're about the little guy, going after oppressive governments and major corporations both online and IRL. But who quietly benefits when they mount a protest like their recent one against BART? Time Warner. Wow. » 8/29/11 9:20am 8/29/11 9:20am

South Koreans Use Balloons to Float Propaganda DVDs to North Korea

For years, South Korean activists have been sending pro-democracy propaganda to the politically and informationally isolated citizens of North Korea via balloon, in an attempt to share information about Kim Jong Il and his regime. Generally, it's information that is either censored or illegal in the communist country.… » 4/30/11 12:43am 4/30/11 12:43am

Dating Sites Are the New Hotspot for Libyan Protest

On a Muslim dating site called Mawada, there's a man with a profile titled "Where Is Miriam?" He will frequently receive messages from other muslim women which read something along the lines of "may your day be filled with Jasmine." He's also quite popular with the ladies, amassing over 171,000 admirers. But neither "Where… » 3/01/11 1:00am 3/01/11 1:00am