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Grassroots efforts to save Net neutrality may be working

Activists have already swayed debate over the FCC's proposed rules. Now they plan to show up at FCC headquarters Thursday for the agency's meeting.

By May 12, 2014

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How Amazon Studios went from grassroots idealist to Hollywood threat

Amazon's arm for making movies and TV shows veered away from its early ambitions with a grander plan to lure Prime customers and crush Netflix. Now it has some in Hollywood on edge.

By November 14, 2013

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Banger Racing or: How I learned to stop worrying and love grassroots motorsport

You might have heard of banger racing, you might have thought about giving it a go, but did you know just how much fun it is? Neither did we, so we strapped in for a bizarre afternoon.

August 7, 2013

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Alternate-reality games flourish at the grassroots

While big ARGs like I Love Bees and The Beast get most of the ink, there has been a steady stream of games built for very small audiences, without corporate sponsorship.

By November 23, 2009

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Firefox turns to grassroots marketing

Corporations are looking to consumers for video advertisements. CNET News.com's Philip Siu investigates how companies such as Mozilla are jumping on the viral bandwagon to breathe new life into their advertising.

November 1, 2007

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Sporting Trials and the Story of Lotus Cars

This is the little-known story of Lotus cars and the grassroots motorsport that inspired Colin Chapman to build super-lightweight race cars. Many folks may know a little bit about the original Lotus 7 from the 1950s, and their modern kit car incarnations, but what happened to the Lotuses numbered 1 through 6?

By February 27, 2014

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Identity Theft Council launches in Bay Area

Grassroots group helps train volunteers to counsel identity fraud victims.

By November 3, 2010

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Lego Minecraft fuses best of both worlds

A grassroots movement for Minecraft-themed Lego sets is getting real, as Lego announces plans to go ahead with a project that brings the two popular pursuits together.

By January 24, 2012

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Microsoft opens Garage to spark innovation

Software giant opens a new building as part of a two-year-old initiative designed to incubate grassroots innovation at a company that sometimes struggles to find new breakthroughs.

By July 19, 2011

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Bloggers fighting Astroturf

It's getting harder to pretend to be grassroots when the real grassroots has a voice.

By February 4, 2005