Twitter Blocked in Turkey, But Activists Keep Tweeting Through Alternate DNS Servers

By: Thursday March 20, 2014 9:40 pm

With almost nightly leaks of new corruption files making his administration look worse than ever, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s vowed to wage war on social media. The battle took a new turn today — as Turkey blocked Twitter on all its major ISPs. But a panel on the #OccupyGezi movement at SXSW revealed that [...]

South By Southwest Interactive 2013 Preview (#SXSWi)

By: Thursday March 7, 2013 8:26 pm

Welcome to Firedoglake’s coverage of SXSW Interactive 2013. Some of you are probably familiar with me as the weekday editor of MyFDL or from my work as the FDL correspondent on stories like the Gulf Port 7 trial. This week, I’m bringing the SXSW Interactive conference to the Lake. SXSW began in 1986 as a ‘small’ Austin music festival that [...]

Tech Bytes, Monday January 28

By: Monday January 28, 2013 1:05 pm

Welcome to Data Privacy Day! To celebrate the fact that, ahem, we don’t have much….

Tech Bytes, Thursday January 24

By: Thursday January 24, 2013 5:12 pm

The Steve Jobs biopick starring Ashton Kutcher premieres this Friday at Sundance, and a clip was released today. Actually Kutcher does look like Jobs, but it’s always hard to dispel the aura of Michael Kelso.

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