Posts Tagged: protest

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In pictures: Shenzhen factory strike against Lenovo-IBM deal

Factory workers in Shenzhen have been on strike for over four days now protesting the takeover of IBM’s (NYSE:IBM) server unit by ...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 12:45 pm
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As protests shut Bangkok down, these apps can make life easier

The protests against the Thai government has been ongoing in Thailand since the beginning of November and it doesn’t seem like it will end...

  • January 8, 2014
  • at 4:35 pm
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170 Australian websites hacked, hackers demand Australia “stop spying on Indonesia”

An Indonesian hacker group called “Anonymous Indonesia” claimed to have hacked over 170 Australian websites.

  • November 4, 2013
  • at 12:10 pm
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Hackers’ Protests Continue as Several Indonesian Government Sites Are Defaced

While Indonesia was sound asleep last night, a group of Indonesian hackers who call themselves Anonymous Indonesia were waging a silent war ...

  • January 30, 2013
  • at 5:21 pm
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Internet Blackout Day Hits Malaysia as Online Free Speech Protests Grow

Today, numerous websites in Malaysia showed visitors and users a black pop-up window (pictured above) as a form of protest against the count...

  • August 14, 2012
  • at 10:15 pm
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Sina Weibo Censoring Photos, Searches for Hong Kong?

In a development that we’re sure is totally unrelated to the utterly massive anti-government protests in Hong Kong during yesterday...

  • July 2, 2012
  • at 4:04 pm
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Tencent QQ Event Invaded by Protestors

Tencent’s QQ may be China’s most popular IM client, but things went less than smoothly for it this morning when a launch event f...

  • March 21, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Malaysian Prime Minister Under Facebook Rally Pressure

A Penn-Olson reader directed us to Malaysian Insider’s report on yet another case of Facebook outcry in Malaysia. This time around, more t...

  • July 12, 2011
  • at 11:02 pm
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Facebook Page Protests File Sharing Website Ban in Malaysia

Thanks to Facebook, a throng of over 8000 Malaysians can gather online and let their voices be heard. This particular meeting was triggered ...

  • June 12, 2011
  • at 10:24 pm
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As promised, authorities maintain cell phone service during Bangkok shutdown

Today is the third day of Bangkok Shutdown, a political movement in which protesters take over seven main spots in the capital of Thailand r...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 4:10 pm
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Thai political unrest: Don’t be used, think before you share

Thailand is dealing with another bout of political unrest right now. So far, at least three people have been killed during violent clashes b...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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In the Philippines, selfies become a form of protest

Have you ever heard of a “selfie”? For those who haven’t, it’s a photo you might take of yourself with your smartphone, generally in...

  • August 15, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Indonesian Bloggers: Free the Internet in Southeast Asia!

This week a group of Indonesian bloggers calling themselves “Suara Blogger Indonesia” (meaning: Indonesian bloggers’ voice) is promoti...

  • October 5, 2012
  • at 2:43 pm
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Chinese Apple Users Protest iMac Screen Problems

Dust getting into the screen was, before a few minutes ago, a computer problem that I wasn’t aware existed. But apparently it’s ...

  • July 5, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Student Sets Off Firecrackers to Protest Crappy Internet Connection

We’ve all felt the frustration of a bad internet connection from time to time. But when the internet on one part of campus at a colleg...

  • June 1, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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Voices of Protest Spreading on YouTube in Japan

Earlier today we told you about the Wenzhou train crash in China, and how the Sina Weibo microblog platform is having trouble censoring what...

  • August 1, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Indonesia Tweets Protest Against Beheading Case

When an Indonesian migrant worker in Saudi Arabia was beheaded, trending topics on Twitter in Indonesia soon became dominated by the keyword...

  • June 20, 2011
  • at 11:52 pm
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Japan’s Nuclear Protest Songs Go Viral

There’s an interesting report by The Asahi Shimbun today about Japanese nuclear protest songs going viral on the web, while mainstream...

  • May 18, 2011
  • at 9:10 am
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