The Anonymous hacking collective has petitioned the White House, using the US government's open forum to ask for DDoS attacks to be registered as an official form of complaint - and requesting the convictions of previous DDoS attackers be wiped from their records. »
Earlier this morning, Greenpeace launched a full offensive against Apple's Cupertino headquarters. First, in the middle of the night, they projected messages onto the main façade of Infinite Loop. Later, they placed an Apple-branded pod right on the door, inside Apple's property. »Police grabs the Greenpeace activists.
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… »
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.… »
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… »
It seems that the members of the Topeka, Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church aren't very happy about the San Diego Comic-Con. According to them, it's a gathering of lost souls who are obsessively worshipping false idols like Batman: »
If you happen to be flying over the city of San Francisco, HP headquarters will be easy to spot. It will be the building with the words "Hazardous Products" finger painted on the roof. »
In Sweden, hundreds of young people are dressing as pirates and waving the Jolly Roger flag in protest of the guilty verdict handed down to the Pirate Bay's siterunners. Sweden gets the best protests. »