Tag Archive: protest


From the Editor’s Desk: Protest under assault

I have this vivid memory from the early days of 2020 that won’t subside.

It was January 6, before CES officially began, and I was at the Cosmopolitan hotel looking at Fossil’s new smartwatch offerings. The demo was finished and I was standing on this expansive balcony overlooking the city, a fake Eiffel Tower looming to my right. I was claiming a minute just for me, while inside my coworkers were chatting away contently. It was one of  [Read More…]

Riot Games employees may walk out today in protest over forced arbitration

This will be one of the first major studio walkouts in the games industry.

Riot Games has found itself in hot water lately over harassment and sexism concerns within the studio, and now it looks like employees are preparing to walk out today in protest over Riot’s forced arbitration policies, which prevents employees from filing lawsuits against the developer.

Speaking with Kotaku, one current Riot employee hopes that this walkout will force leadership to listen to their  [Read More…]

Employees walk out of Google offices around the world in protest

Even as Google claims to have made changes, hundreds and hundreds of Googlers walked out asking for more.

It’s a cold morning outside most Google offices today, but that did not stop hundreds from walking out to protest the way Google has handled sexual misconduct in the past — and the way they’re still being handled today. A New York Times article recently reported on Google’s cover-up of sexual misconduct accusations against Andy Rubin the company found “credible”, as  [Read More…]

T-Mobile takes to the sky in effort to protest overage charges

Today, we sent @Verizon a message they couldn’t ignore… right over their headquarters. #AbolishOverages!! https://t.co/zSAQGrKxGA

— John Legere (@JohnLegere) October 26, 2015

T-Mobile CEO John Legere took to a vlog today to continue to call out other carriers for their overage charges, specifically calling out AT&T and Verizon. In the vlog, Legere talks about his recent petition to end carrier overages, which garnered more than 330,000 signatures.

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