Progressive Impact wants to

Tell Dropbox to drop Condoleezza Rice

Privacy alert! Dropbox has appointed former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to its Board of Directors.

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Progressive Impact
Progressive Impact Campaign leader

Wow. One of the people behind the US's massive domestic surveillance and warrentless wiretaps was just named to the board of Dropbox. It…Read More

'Drop Dropbox' protests flare as wiretap proponent Condoleezza Rice joins board | PCWorld

PCWorld
With the unveiling of new Carousel and Mailbox apps and the rolling out of Dropbox for Business, CEO Drew Houston made it clear on Wednesday that Dropbox wants to be a bigger part of your day-to-day life. But protesters are threatening to ditch Dropbox from their life completely, thanks to yesterday's appointment of former Secretary of State…Read More
Progressive Impact
Progressive Impact Campaign leader

Rutgers University students and staff were able to drop Condoleezza Rice from their graduation. Let's keep up the pressure on Dropbox to…Read More

Condoleezza Rice withdraws as Rutgers graduation speaker after students, professors protest

The Washingtion Times
After protests from some students and teachers, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Saturday that she is withdrawing as speaker from Rutgers University’s commencement ceremony later this month year, saying she didn’t want to be a distraction for the school. Ms. Rice’s upcoming May 18 appearance had sparked protests at the New…Read More

Here is a great article explaining how much Dropbox has to lose.

Internet Revolt Begins as Condi Rice Joins Dropbox Board | Business | WIRED

WIRED
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Photo by David Cannon/Getty Amid the shiny, happy announcements of new features and new apps this week, file-sharing startup Dropbox quietly revealed another piece of news. Condoleezza Rice — Stanford professor, Iraq War architect, alleged warrantless wiretap supporter — is joining the board at the…Read More
Progressive Impact
Progressive Impact Campaign leader

Dropbox sent out a response today. What do you think? Click here to invite your friends and help keep the pressure on…Read More

The Dropbox Blog – Our commitment to your rights and privacy

The Dropbox Blog
Posted by Drew Houston on April 11, 2014 There’s nothing more important to us than keeping your stuff safe and secure. It’s why we’ve been fighting for transparency and government surveillance reform, and why we’ve been vocal and public with our principles and values. We should have been clearer that…Read More
Progressive Impact
Progressive Impact Campaign leader

Remember when Pearl Jam stood up to the Bush Administration's torture policies? The same torture policies Condoleezza Rice stood behind?

REM and Pearl Jam campaign to close Guantánamo Bay

the Guardian
Pop protest ... Rage Against the Machine dress as Guantánamo prisoners. Photograph: Chiaki Nozu/Filmmagic.com/Getty Images REM, Pearl Jam and Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor are among the musicians who have joined a new campaign pressuring US politicians to close the Guantánamo Bay detention centre. Many of these artists joined the movement…Read More
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