'The Day the Internet Fights Back' falls flat

Published: Thursday, Feb. 13 2014 12:49 p.m. MST

As a way to fight back against the National Security Agency for Internet spying, the Internet, as a community, was supposed to organize and retaliate on Tuesday, Feb. 11. But it didn't.

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Well, that was a dud.

As a way to fight back against the National Security Agency for Internet spying, the Internet, as a community, was supposed to organize and retaliate on Tuesday, Feb. 11. But digital activist groups and Internet users alike fell short of accomplishing that, and “The Day (the Internet) Fight(s) Back” didn’t reach the heights many Internet users thought it would, The Washington Post reported.

“But regardless of the reasons for the decreased turnout, one thing is clear: While trying to reignite the activist fire of the blackout, ‘The Day the Internet Fights Back’ fizzled out.

Read the full article at washingtonpost.com.

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