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Google Fires 28 Staff Over Israel Protest, Undertakes More Layoffs

Protest at cloud contract with Israel results in staff firings, in addition to layoffs of unspecified number of employees

2 months ago

Most Reddit Forums Still Dark, After CEO Doubles Down

Moderators of thousands of Reddit’s forums maintain blackout in protest at API fees, after Reddit CEO doubles down

1 year ago

China To Restrict AirDrop, Bluetooth File-Sharing, Citing National Security

After protests last year, Chinese cyber regulator to clamp down on wireless file-sharing technology on national security grounds

1 year ago

Protests, Injuries Reported At Foxconn’s iPhone Factory In China

Hundreds of workers reportedly protest outside Foxconn's Zhengzhou iPhone factory, with some injured after clashes with Chinese police

2 years ago

Apple’s Limits AirDrop For iPhones In China

Airdrop file-sharing tool has been limited by Apple in China, after it was used by anti-government protesters in the country

2 years ago

Amazon Staff In Essex Halt Work Over 3 Percent Pay Rise

GMB Union claims 700 Amazon staff in Tilbury warehouse stopped work in response to a 3 percent (35 pence) pay…

2 years ago

Hundreds Of Google Staff Protest Vaccine Mandate

Staff push back. At least 600 staff at Google sign manifesto opposing firm's widened Covid-19 vaccine mandate on workforce

3 years ago

Twitter Refuses Indian Request To Remove Accounts

Looming showdown. Indian government request for Twitter to remove 1,100 accounts and posts is refused by the micro-blogging platform

3 years ago

Twitter Places Warning On Another Trump Tweet

Platform continues clampdown on certain tweets from US President Donald Trump, with new warning on his Tuesday tweet about protesters…

4 years ago

Facebook Hit By Staff Backlash Over Trump Posts

Facebook's Zuckerberg singled out for criticism by senior-level staff after allowing presidential post that Twitter labelled as 'glorifying violence'

4 years ago

Coronavirus: Amazon Fires Two More Staff Critical Of Warehouse Conditions

E-commerce giant fires two more workers after they criticised working conditions in warehouses amid the Coronavirus pandemic

4 years ago

Google Fires Four Staffers For Data Policy Violations

But staff activists allege that Google fired the four employees in attempt to quash workers attempts to organise protests

5 years ago

Google Allegedly Developing ‘Spy Tool’ To Use On Staff – Report

Relationship between Google staff and management sinks to new low after worker surveillance allegation

5 years ago

Apple Removes Hong Kong Police-Tracking App

App violated rules says Apple, as it allowed protesters in Hong Kong to ambush police

5 years ago

Bluetooth Messaging App Bridgefy Grows Amid Hong Kong Protests

Going offline. Protesters in Hong Kong are reportedly using a Bluetooth-based messaging app to communicate

5 years ago

Russia Issues Election Protest Warning To Google

As protests continue in Moscow, Russian regulator warns to Google stop 'advertising' protests on YouTube

5 years ago

US Hosting Firm Hails ‘Win’ On Protest Site User Data

Dreamhost said it plans to hand over data on users of a protest organisation website to the US government, after…

7 years ago

Anonymous Shuts Down Japanese Airport Website In Dolphin Protest

The DDoS attack on Narita International Airport was in retaliation for Japan's barring of a prominent animal welfare activist

8 years ago

Julian Assange Assault Probe Dropped, As UK Protests

Investigation into sexual assault claims against Julian Assange have been dropped, but the rape accusation still stands

9 years ago

Taxi Drivers’ Uber Protest Backfires As Downloads Surge

European capital cities faced gridlocked traffic conditions yesterday after taxi protest at smartphone app

10 years ago

Google, Apple, Facebook To Pay After Bus Protests

A storm in a bus stop as tech firms agree to contribute after street protests in San Francisco

10 years ago

Google Staff Bus Halted By Angry Protests

Residents in San Francisco stopped a bus carrying Google staff to protest at its contribution to local coffers

11 years ago

YouTube Keeps Anti-Islamic ‘Innocence of Muslims’ Video Online

Blocks access in Egypt and Lybia, but maintains that “Innocence of Muslims” doesn’t violate the site’s policies

12 years ago

Cute Cat Guards Freedom Of The Internet

A cat signal by the Internet Defense League will warn about the next SOPA

12 years ago

US Drafts A Hard ACTA To Follow

The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) is just another way to satisfy the US corporate overlords now SOPA is gone, argues…

12 years ago

Apple Faces Protests After Manufacturing Revelations

Apple fans are to urged the company to take a more ethical manufacturing stance after recent reports of worker conditions

12 years ago

Opposition To ACTA Grows As UK Braces For Protests

Two European countries have frozen work on ratification, and a day of protests is planned for 11 February

12 years ago

MEP Appointed To Scrutinise ACTA Resigns In Disgust

A key MEP protests the ACTA copyright treaty which could become European law in June

12 years ago

Wikipedia 24-Hour Blackout Protests Anti-Piracy Laws

Wikipedia and others have shut down their Websites in protest against US anti-piracy legislation

12 years ago