Amazing aerial photo of Hong Kong streets flooded with people

The good fight for freedom and democracy against Beijing's dictatorial regime continues in Hong Kong, where protesters keep flooding the streets in massive demonstrations. This photo published by Hong Kong Democracy Now is an impressive look into one. Here are some more from the ground. » 10/01/14 7:02pm 10/01/14 7:02pm

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

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… » 3/01/11 1:00am 3/01/11 1:00am

DRM Smackdown Day is October 3. You In?

It's time for us to rise up against that devil, digital rights management (DRM), which is crippling content from sea to shining sea in the name of anti-piracy. Anti-DRM crusaders Defective by Design have designated Tuesday, October 3 to be the Day Against DRM. They're asking everyone to submit ideas about how to raise… » 9/01/06 12:48pm 9/01/06 12:48pm