Topic: Demand Progress

Protest to Stop NSA Surveillance Generates 85,000 Calls to Congress Strong showing still pales in comparison to SOPA protest in 2012

Never underestimate the newfound digital power of advocacy groups to lobby lawmakers. Tuesday's protest against government surveillance, dubbed The Day We Fight Back, generated more than 85,000 phone calls and…

February 12, 2014, 11:42 AM EST

Tweet! It's Internet Freedom Day Celebration of the largest website blackout in U.S. history

One year ago today websites like Wikipedia and Reddit went dark to protest two anti-piracy bills that no one outside the Beltway had ever heard of before. Today, because of…

January 18, 2013, 1:30 PM EST

Internet Activist Group Seeks Justice for Swartz Web community may have found next SOPA moment

With the suicide of Internet activist Aaron Swartz, the Internet community may have found its next SOPA moment. But this time, instead of working to stop legislation, the focus is…

January 17, 2013, 9:55 AM EST