Latest Bat-Signal Stories

Cat Signal Has Been Lit To Oppose CISPA
2013-03-20 05:05:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last July, a group of Internet activists band together to fight the forces of evil and unfriendly legislation. The group, which calls themselves the Internet Defense League, (IDL) devised a clever way to alert all citizens of the Internet of a pending piece of unfriendly legislation, such as PIPA or SOPA. Thus, the “Cat Signal” was born, a smiling cat logo reminiscent of the “Bat Signal” used in the Batman...

Online Activists Team Up To Create Internet 'Bat Signal'
2012-05-27 04:31:07

The founder of the social news website Reddit and the online advocacy group Fight for the Future are teaming up to create a new warning and call-to-action system that will mobilize the computer community against Internet-unfriendly legislation. According to Forbes Staff Writer Andy Greenberg, 29-year-old Alexis Ohanian and the organization co-founded by Tiffiny Cheng and Holmes Wilson have joined forces to establish what they are calling the Internet Defense League, which is set to...

2008-07-17 06:00:00

By Phil Villarreal, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 17--I'll do my best in the next 650 words to avoid falling into slack-jawed, worshipful hyperbole over the wonders of "The Dark Knight." But analyzing the successes of such a blistering, genre-defining masterwork (I'm already slipping) is tantamount to judging the contours of Michelangelo's David or evaluating the shading and form of Da Vinci's "The Last Supper." You don't watch "The Dark Knight" so much as you sit back and slide...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.