Definition - What does Demand Progress mean?
Demand Progress is best known for its sweeping fight against the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) and Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in 2011 and 2012.
Techopedia explains Demand Progress
In 2010, Aaron Swartz founded Demand Progress. Earlier, Swartz co-founded Reddit, Open Library, watchdog.net, the Progressive Change Campaign Committee and Jottit. He was also a driving force behind the launch of Creative Commons.
Recent Demand Progress campaigns include:
- The Ten Strikes Bill (S. 978)
- The Internet Censorship Bill (COICA 2.0)
- "Protect Democracy: Fight Internet 'Kill Switch'" petition
- "Let the Patriot Act Expire" petition
- "Tell Facebook: Stop Censoring Political Speech" petition
- "Protect the First Amendment - Don't let them outlaw WikiLeaks!" petition