May 9th, 2014


Online petitions revisited

A number of people protested that online petitions don't work to influence events, when I posted about them a while ago.

I'm not sure that's true; recently I've read about:

Of course, some of these relied upon campaigning techniques other than just online petitions, but the petitions were part and parcel of them, as the quote in the last one demonstrates. —Originally posted on Dreamwidth, where there are comment count unavailable comments. Please comment there using OpenID or a DreamWidth account (which you no longer need an invite code to create). Though I am leaving comments enabled on LiveJournal for a bit, please don't comment here if you can do so there instead.