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Protest of the day: Activists target Amazon over CIA alliance

Another day, another protest against a Seattle tech titan. Tuesday’s protest included a blockade of the South Lake Union Streetcar, with activists holding a banner that read: CIAmazon. That was in reference to Amazon Web Services’ partnership with the CIA, and it comes a day after protesters blocked a Microsoft Connector bus on Capitol Hill on… Read More


A day without Wikipedia? Um, try these Encarta CD-ROMs

Yes, kids, there was a time when Wikipedia didn’t exist, and it looks like we’re going to be transported back to it on Wednesday, courtesy a 24-hour blackout of the English version of the site. That is what’s now expected as part of the broader protest over controversial online antipiracy bills currently being considered by… Read More