‘Anonymous’ Stages Real Life Denial-of-Service Attack on BART

Last Thursday, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) controversially shut down cellular service in its stations to curb the efforts of demonstrators protesting the police shooting death of Charles Blair Hill back on July 3rd of this year. Discontent with BART police has been festering for quite some time following the wrongful shooting death of …

How To Stage A DIY Mass Protest

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post by Conor Friedersdorf.

No matter if you’re aiming to overthrow your government, or to simply shame your local state legislature, some best-practices for a D.I.Y. revolution have emerged of late.

As Egyptians revolted, Malcolm Gladwell argued in The New Yorker that the least interesting …

God Hates Nerds: Your Friendly Salvation Reminder

Turns out geekiness is so not next to Godliness, or so says the Westboro Baptist Church.

The church will be protesting outside of this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego next week in an attempt to stop the nation’s nerds from worshiping superheros. (Because that’s what we do, apparently.) Led by Reverend Fred Phelps, the congregation will …