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  1. China Blocks Google Ahead of Tiananmen Square 25th Anniversary

    Why Are the Tiananmen Square Protests Such a Sensitive Subject? As early as last Friday, Google reported slower levels of activity from China. It is speculated that the disruption is due to the 25th anniversary of the crackdown on pro-democracy...

  2. SOPA, PIPA On Hold, But a New Threat on Horizon

    The public backlash against this dangerous legislation was swift and powerful; tens of millions were affected, millions were inspired to reactthrough protests. Nevada Senator Harry Reid has postponed the Protect I.P.vote, while House Judiciary...

  3. SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

    What’s New - Despite Protests, Rep. The amended bill addressed some of the more glaring and troublesome issues, but it’s just not enough, hence the ongoing protests and calls to flat out kill the bill.

  4. Search Industry Call to Arms: SOPA, Keyword Not Provided and Lying SEOs

    As SOPA protests, largely driven by social media rage on around the web, another influential player threw their hat in the ring yesterday. Mike Essex hopes to spur SEOs into action with recommendations for protesting eight issues outlined in his...

  5. Occupy Wall Street: How News Publishers are Missing an Opportunity for New Readers

    Most every search seems related to news and video of the protests, not the purchase of OWS coffee mugs. In the age of global digital information, news travels remarkably fast. Occupy Wall Street (OWS) launched on September 17 and less than 2 months...

  6. SEOs Strike Out as Google Encrypts Signed-in Search Data

    Image Credit: #Occupy Protests on Tumblr. Google has made a major change to the way secure search works for signed in users of its services. If a user is signed into a Google account, any search performed will now be done on a secure socket layer...

  7. Do Marines Need A Few Good Tweeters? Pentagon Wants Social Media Experts

    While social media has recently been associated with such events as the Middle Eastern political upheaval, the start of these protests needed a lot of obvious conditions that could have been monitored offline prior to their involvement in the...