[Noisebridge-discuss] SATURDAY PROTEST & Call For Help: A Media Intervention for Wikileaks

Taylor Alexander tlalexander at gmail.com
Fri Jan 14 12:40:09 PST 2011


I can't make it but I look forward to coverage of this. Please take video
and share it when you're done!
Good luck!
-Taylor

On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 11:56 AM, maymay <bitetheappleback at gmail.com> wrote:

> (If this gets posted twice, please accept my apologies for the
> duplication.)
>
> Dear Noisebridge,
>
> As you may know, this Saturday, January 15th is a worldwide day of action
> in support of Wikileaks.[0]
>
> In San Francisco, myself and several other activists including Staff
> Activist Rainey Reitman from the EFF[1] and Jeff Paterson of the Bradley
> Manning Support Network[2] will be holding A RALLY AT THE TransAmerica
> Pyramid,[3] across the street from one of the New York Times' San Francisco
> offices from 4 PM to 6:30 PM in order to call on them to issue corrections
> for the various lies about Wikileaks they have been printing endlessly.
>
> In order to protest the NYTime's continued censorship of reality, we are
> hoping to "publish" several of the released Cablegate cables on the walls of
> their building by PROJECTING IMAGES OF THE CABLES onto it. We have a
> projector to do this (albeit a small one) so what we need now is a generator
> or other portable electricity source.
>
> If you can help by hooking us up with a generator or similar we would be
> very grateful! Ditto for a stronger projector. :)
>
> Finally, even if you can't offer assistance with these inventory needs, I
> would like to invite you to join us at the corner of Clay Street and
> Montgomery Street this Saturday for the protest itself. Especially in light
> of the recent harassment Jake's been enduring at the US border, I feel like
> it would only be right for Noisebridge to come out in force. Plus, in order
> to keep things fun, we'll have printouts of the Cables and some art supplies
> for arts and crafts. After the rally, we'll digitize people's artwork and
> publish them at the Cablegate Coloring Book.[4] :)
>
> Hope to see you there.
>
> Cheers,
> -maymay
>
> [0] http://wlcentral.org/events-protests
> [1]
> http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/eff-welcomes-new-activist-rainey-reitman
> [2] http://www.bradleymanning.org/about/supporters/
> [3] http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=178950392136750
> [4] http://cablegatecoloringbook.com/
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