A new computer program developed by a pro-Kremlin political center mines social network sites for chatter about unauthorized protest rallies — and then reports its findings to the local authorities.
In what is being called the world's first virtual political demonstration, Spanish activists have used holograms to protest a controversial new law limiting the rights and freedoms of protestors.
With chants of "I say robot, you say no-bot!", a group of protesters took to the streets in Austin, Texas to warn against the rise of artificial intelligence. The movement, though small in number, may be the start of a larger trend.
Before the age of Facebook campaigns and Twitter tags fans used to have to show up in person, and fight for their right to watch more Star Trek. Check out the original "save our show" protest, from 1968.
3000-or-so protestors took the streets in Wellington to prevent production of The Hobbit from leaving New Zealand. Labor disputes between The N.Z. Actors Equity and Warner Brothers have been resolved, but the possibility of producers going overseas stand at 50-50.
When Avatar was still in theaters, protestors dressed up as the imperialism-battling Na'Vi people. But it's still happening now, and it's the clearest proof yet that blue body-paint is the new armband.