Latest Demand Progress Stories

2013-05-30 23:21:52

Public interest and consumer groups speak out against NABP bid to administer the generic top level domain name .Pharmacy (dot pharmacy) in an effort to protect online access to affordable medication. White Plains, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Consumer watchdog and activist groups, Public Citizen, Demand Progress, and RxRights.org have joined a chorus of others opposing a bid by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) to control the registry of a proposed new Internet domain ending...

2013-04-10 23:03:15

Activists seek to promote reforms to protect innovators and Internet. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 Today, on the day that Aaron Swartz's trial was set to have begun its second week, Demand Progress and Aaron Swartz's partner Taren Stinebrickner-Kauffman announced that they are holding a noontime rally in Boston to raise awareness about the problems of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) this Saturday, April 13th. Swartz, who committed suicide on January 11, was being...

Activist Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide
2013-01-13 08:24:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Former Reddit executive and online activist Aaron Swartz was found dead of an apparent suicide in his Brookyln apartment on Friday, the Associated Press and other media outlets have reported. The 26-year-old Swartz, who according to CNN helped create the RSS specification when he was just 14, had hanged himself at home, a spokeswoman from the New York medical examiner´s office told reporters. He is often credited as...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.