Media properties Mozilla, Reddit, BoingBoing have joined Access, Demand Progress, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Fight for the Future, Free Press, and ThoughtWorks to participate in protest against NSA spying.
The event will take place on February 11th and is being called, The Day We Fight Back. Here is more about how Internet users can participate from the event’s site:
- Visit TheDayWeFightBack.org
- Sign up to indicate that you’ll participate and receive updates.
- Sign up to install widgets on websites encouraging its visitors to fight back against surveillance. (These are being finalized in coming days.)
- Use the social media tools on the site to announce your participation.
- Develop memes, tools, websites, and do whatever else you can to participate — and encourage others to do the same.
The protest is being held in honor of technology activist Aaron Swartz.