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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 Nov. 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.

Aug. 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 Nov. 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.

Nov. 1, 2007

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Amazon serves up Soderbergh '80s-era original comedy pilot

Amazon Studios rounds out its pilot season, which lets customers vote on which shows get made, with a '80s suburban tennis comedy starring some favorite (maybe) stars of the time.

By Jul. 7, 2014

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Amazon renews 'Alpha House,' picks up 6 series

Amazon Studios is keeping the John Goodman-led comedy and picking up six of the 10 shows it tested in its latest "pilot season," including one that gives Amazon its best shot at taking on Netflix's Emmy cred.

By Mar. 31, 2014

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Occupy Google protest takes a stand at Google headquarters

Demanding the tech giant do more to protect Net neutrality, protesters picket the company's Silicon Valley campus. Only thing is that Google is already a defender of their cause.

By Jun. 24, 2014

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Amazon adds pilot from 'Super Troopers' creator

Amazon Studios orders a new original comedy for its third pilot season, which lets customers vote on which shows gets made.

By Jun. 20, 2014

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Net congestion no problem, except for one big 'but': Netflix

Preliminary data on Internet congestion in the US indicates there isn't much of it -- unless Netflix is part of the equation.

By Jun. 18, 2014