Today, February 11th, 2014 is The Day We Fight Back against mass surveillance.

Almost 6,000 companies on the web, including Reddit, Imgur, Tumblr, and organizations like the American Civil Liberties Union, have joined forces to demonstrate against U.S. Security Agency NSA. Thus, February 11 became “The day we fight back”.

Owners of websites are invited to display a banner that make their intentions known, netizens are invited to change their profile picture and sign a petition. So far, gathered nearly 90,000 signatures.

In addition to online protest will be held street demonstrations or gatherings around the world. List of events dedicated to this action can be found here.

In January 2012 we defeated SOPA and PIPA censorship through the largest online protest in history. To celebrate that victory and to commemorate one of the leaders of that movement, Aaron Swartz, planning a day of protest against mass surveillance.

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