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Greenpeace protests Twitter, asks for 'commitment' to renewable energy

Outside Twitter's corporate headquarters in San Francisco, Greenpeace makes its plea for the social media company to "Make our tweets green."

By Apr. 9, 2014


RSA protests by DEF CON groups, Code Pink draw ire

Security conference in San Francisco meets with a wide range of protests by security professionals.

By Feb. 26, 2014


Drones capture dramatic views of Bangkok protests

Flying cameras hover just above whizzing tear gas canisters and water cannon as protesters demand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra step down.

By Dec. 2, 2013


'The Day We Fight Back' calls for protests against NSA spying

Tech companies and privacy advocates have dubbed February 11 a "worldwide day of activism" to speak out against the NSA's surveillance and mass data collection.

By Feb. 11, 2014


Saudis imprisoned for allegedly inciting protests via Facebook

Seven men are accused of breaking Saudi Arabia's "Anti-Cyber Crime Law" by taking to the social network to encourage protests and illegal gatherings.

By Jul. 1, 2013


San Francisco protests the NSA spying program in July 4th march

Joining in on a nationwide protest, hundreds of demonstrators march through the city's streets chanting "NSA go away" and "Restore the Fourth today."

By Jul. 4, 2013


Reddit, Mozilla, EFF and more join July 4th anti-NSA protests

To protest the NSA spying program on Independence Day, dozens of top Web sites will display a Fourth Amendment banner, and thousands of people will participate in street protests across the country.

By Jul. 3, 2013


SOPA/PIPA protests, live and online

Anyone surfing the Web on Wednesday probably noticed a lot of their favorite sites looked a little different. Wikipedia, Google, and Amazon, among others, all took steps to protest two antipiracy bills that Congress is considering. The bills are known as SOPA and PIPA. Internet companies say that if passed the bills would threaten the "openness" of the Web. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.

Jan. 18, 2012


Can Web protests stop SOPA?

The "Chief Yahoo" resigns, stores are adding virtual dressing rooms, and Wikipedia joins a slew of sites calling for the death of the Stop Online Piracy Act.

By Jan. 18, 2012


Protests lead to weakening support for Protect IP, SOPA

Widespread online protests appear to have convinced some sponsors of controversial copyright bills that they're no longer worth supporting.

By Jan. 18, 2012