protests

  • Esri helps move masses for marches

    Esri helps move masses for marches

    Since President Trump took office, there have been protests large and small across the United States and around the globe. Esri, the big-data collection and analysis company, has helped communities using its services plan for these large-scale events and adapt when things don’t go as planned. “Whenever there’s a march or a disruption, there’s lots of factors to take… Read More

  • Reddit, Imgur, DuckDuckGo, BoingBoing And More Will Participate In Anti-NSA Protests This Week

    Reddit, Imgur, DuckDuckGo, BoingBoing And More Will Participate In Anti-NSA Protests This Week

    A number of websites for Internet services, businesses and even several nonprofits, including Amnesty International, Greenpeace, MoveOn.org, and others, will participate in a series of online anti-NSA protests this week. The websites, which also include Reddit, Imgur, BoingBoing, DuckDuckGo, and several others are taking part in an online campaign called “Reset the Net,” which… Read More

  • WordPress.org, Reddit, Mozilla & Others Will Participate In Anti-NSA Web Protests On July 4th

    WordPress.org, Reddit, Mozilla & Others Will Participate In Anti-NSA Web Protests On July 4th

    A number of high-profile websites will be taking part in an online protest tomorrow against the National Security Agency (NSA)’s surveillance of online activity and phone calls. The protest is organized by non-profit organization Fight for the Future, and will see participation from thousands of sites, including¬†WordPress.org, Namecheap, Reddit, 4chan, Mozilla, Fark, TOR… Read More

  • Turkish Police Shoot Down Drone As It Flies Over Protestors

    Turkish Police Shoot Down Drone As It Flies Over Protestors

    As personal drones become more usable – and more ubiquitous – I think we’ll see more and more scenes like this one. The video, taken in Istanbul by a protester named Jenk Kose, shows the quadcopter falling out of the sky after being shot at by the police. The quadcopter’s camera failed when it was hit but Jenk was able to save some of the footage. Read More

  • Students plan to protest Nokia store in NYC re: Iran role

    Word on the street is that students plan to protest outside of the Nokia store in Manhattan because of the company’s alleged evildoing in Iran. The protest is being led by Project Nur, which is a student-affiliated “initiative” of the American Islamic Congress. Good luck, bro. Read More

  • Burmese Students Cellblog From Protests

    In most instances, blogging is all about inaccuracy, dick jokes, and blurry pictures of LOLCATS. In this instance, however, it’s about taking down a dictatorial junta in a country where the media is as tightly controlled and editorial freedom is but a pipe dream. Student protesters are acting as “citizen journalists” in Burma, posting cellphone images and content life from… Read More