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Battle for the Net

We’ve done it before with SOPA/PIPA and Net Neutrality day. Are we doing it again?
posted by unliteral on Jul 11, 2017 - 21 comments

Mefites organizing for the Women's March

For Mefites planning to march in this Saturday's big march for women's rights, there are IRL meetup threads for several cities: the main march in Washington DC and sister marches in Chicago, Boston, San Francisco, Philadelphia - or other cities. [more inside]
posted by LobsterMitten on Jan 17, 2017 - 184 comments

Were any MeFites in the Chicago protest?

Stirring article about the organization that went into the Trump protest in Chicago. Was anybody we know there?
posted by Cool Papa Bell on Mar 13, 2016 - 18 comments

Net Neutrality day: September 10th

MetaFilter is participating in the Battle for Net Neutrality on September 10, 2014. For the duration of September 10, you'll see a small modal window linking to a site explaining Net Neutrality and giving you ways to take action. You can also hide it by clicking the [x] and you shouldn't see it again on the site for the rest of the day. [more inside]
posted by mathowie on Sep 9, 2014 - 76 comments

The Day We Fight Back

I'm curious, is MetaFilter going to join The Day We Fight Back protest against mass surveillance tomorrow, along with Boing Boing, Reddit and others?
posted by homunculus on Feb 10, 2014 - 74 comments

CISPA Blackout?

On April 22 some websites will protest CISPA with a blackout. In January 2012 MetaFilter joined the protest against SOPA/PIPA, are we going to join this one too? [more inside]
posted by homunculus on Apr 22, 2013 - 23 comments

SOPA/PIPA blackout

We are putting up a black interstitial about SOPA/PIPA for the next 24hrs or so. If you click away from it, you'll get a cookie stored so you won't see it again in the same browser, but what follows is my reasons for doing it. [more inside]
posted by mathowie on Jan 17, 2012 - 563 comments

Someday we'll look back fondly on the good ole days when online communities were legal.

Let's do something about SOPA/PIPA. [more inside]
posted by aniola on Jan 16, 2012 - 3 comments

Let's talk about Egypt now, not America then.

While the Egypt FPP ended with the question "Will America support Egyptian democracy?", perhaps we could separate historical hair splitting about what America has done for other countries and what America is doing concerning Egypt. [more inside]
posted by notion on Jan 30, 2011 - 117 comments

We don't do everything 'badly'

Members often complain that we "do this badly". Well, I want to point out, we've done this well. [more inside]
posted by IvoShandor on Jan 28, 2011 - 67 comments

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