Tag Archives: Petitions

Experts speak: All about SignOn.org

In the wake of the news that Change.org will no longer work exclusively with progressive organizations, many folks have been asking for more info about alternative tools. Today, we’re digging into MoveOn’s petition tool with Steven Biel, the director of SignOn.org.

Comments Continue Reading →

How the Internet Beat SOPA and PIPA: Advocacy in a Networked World (Part 2)

On Jan 18, 2012, the web pulled off a much-publicized and widely coordinated protest campaign to oppose SOPA and PIPA by “going dark.” The effort, which included participation by notable web giants such as Google, Mozilla, Craigslist, and Wikipedia, was aimed at building public opposition to 2 proposed anti-piracy bills that were moving through Congress – the Stop Online Privacy Act in the House of Representatives (SOPA) and the Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) in the Senate. This is the second post in a two-part series that breaks down this mindboggling and precedent setting win.

Comments Continue Reading →

How the Internet Beat SOPA and PIPA: Advocacy in a Networked World (Part 1)

On Jan 18, 2012, the web pulled off a much-publicized and widely coordinated protest campaign to oppose SOPA and PIPA by “going dark.” The effort, which included participation by notable web giants such as Google, Mozilla, Craigslist, and Wikipedia, was aimed at building public opposition to 2 proposed anti-piracy bills that were moving through Congress – the Stop Online Privacy Act in the House of Representatives (SOPA) and the Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) in the Senate. This is the first post in a two-part series that breaks down this mindboggling and precedent setting win.

Comments Continue Reading →