Despite the large potential impact of cyberactivism
on the market and on consumers' culture, consumer researchers know little hitherto about the multiple ways in which consumer activists gather together and influence others online.
, and New Social Movements: The Reemergence of the Peace Movement Post 9/11.
They then shift their focus to the potential for good that networks may exert through social netwar, cyberactivism
, and peaceful protest.
of Support for the Zapatista Movement, in CYBERACTIVISM
Beginning with an overview of social movement theories and a proposed synthesis, she goes on to discuss the anti-Nike campaign as an example of students against sweatshops and for corporate social responsibility; contention politics, cyberactivism
, and electoral reform in the reemergence of the peace movement after 9-11; MoveOn.
Underlying these measures is the intention to restrain what are being called A"digital freedomsA", especially as activists capitalise on the features of cyberactivism
to champion their causes of political opposition and change.
Hackers' threat came one day after Turkish police detained 32 members of the Anonymous cyberactivism
collective on suspicion of planning attacks on a number of websites.