Aug 27, 2012 15:58 EDT
Twitter on Monday filed an appeal of a court order to turn over tweets from one of its users being prosecuted over Occupy Wall Street protests, in a case being watched for free-speech implications.
Jul 19, 2012 18:00 EDT
Twitter said Thursday it was appealing a court ruling ordering it to turn over data on one of its users involved in the Occupy Wall Street protest movement.
Jul 16, 2012 02:26 EDT
Global banking giant HSBC on Monday sought legal permission to evict a handful of protesters camped outside its Hong Kong headquarters, one of the last remnants of the "Occupy" movement in Asia.
Jul 13, 2012 19:51 EDT
Thousands of Spanish "indignant" protesters rallied against austerity cuts Friday night before some of them clashed with police, who charged demonstrators with batons.
Jul 11, 2012 14:28 EDT
Comedian-activist Roseanne Barr has failed in her bid for a starring role in Washington's corridors of power, but the Green Party still hopes she'll inspire other celebrities to join its ranks.
Jul 02, 2012 18:14 EDT
Twitter said Monday in its first "transparency report" that the number of government requests for user information or to block content is rising in 2012.
Jun 05, 2012 08:50 EDT
Voters in the presidential battleground state of Wisconsin head to the polls Tuesday to decide whether their union-busting governor should be recalled and replaced with a Democrat.
May 31, 2012 03:07 EDT
Talks between students and the Quebec government aimed at resolving a months-long standoff over a proposed tuition hike that has sparked mass protests were to resume on Thursday.
May 20, 2012 06:54 EDT
Spain's "indignant" protest movement against economic inequality and spending cuts continues to enjoy widespread support a year after it was launched, a poll published on Sunday showed.
May 19, 2012 15:31 EDT
More than 20,000 people on Saturday joined a march through the centre of the German financial capital Frankfurt, police said, in a protest against European austerity programmes.
May 19, 2012 10:16 EDT
Some 20,000 people joined a march through the centre of the German financial capital of Frankfurt Saturday, protesting against European austerity programmes, police said.
May 18, 2012 15:44 EDT
Protesters took on the might of Bank of America and New York's police force Friday -- with ping-pong balls.
May 12, 2012 16:36 EDT
Occupy protesters Saturday took to the streets of the City of London, Europe's financial capital, calling for an end to "predatory capitalism" and joining the global movement's day of action.
May 12, 2012 14:24 EDT
Spain's "indignants" took to the streets in 80 cities and towns Saturday to decry economic injustice in a show of strength one year after the birth of their movement shook the political establishment.
May 12, 2012 12:09 EDT
Several hundred Occupy protesters took to the streets of the City of London on Saturday, calling for an end to "predatory capitalism" after their movement declared a global day of action.
May 12, 2012 08:50 EDT
Spain's "indignants" take to the streets in 80 cities and towns Saturday to decry economic injustice in a show of strength one year after their birth shook the political establishment.
May 09, 2012 22:25 EDT
A year after taking over Spain's streets and squares, sparking a global uprising against economic injustice, the "indignants" are plotting a comeback.
May 09, 2012 19:10 EDT
Take-Two Interactive Software said on Wednesday that release of a much-anticipated "BioShock Infinite" videogame was postponed into early next year.
May 09, 2012 04:40 EDT
Twitter is challenging a court order to turn over to law enforcement data on one of its users involved in Occupy Wall Street in a case described by a civil liberties group as a major test of online freedom of speech.
May 08, 2012 21:26 EDT
Twitter said that it was trying to figure out how user names and passwords from thousands of accounts apparently wound up posted at an online file sharing website.