This blurred action shot is what happens when protesters unexpectedly disrupt a Google I/O keynote.
The world of big tech conferences is usually a tightly controlled one, but two protesters managed to briefly—very briefly—get a moment of attention at Google’s I/O conference before being dragged away by security.
The brief disruptions took place less than a day after a group of protesters calling themselves “Occupy Google” gathered at the company’s Mountain View headquarters to talk about net neutrality—a cause Google has voiced some support for, most recently opposing the FCC’s proposed Internet fast lanes. About 10 members of the Occupy Google group were arrested last night.
It isn’t clear if there’s a connection between the two individuals from today’s I/O keynote and the Occupy Google group. Each protester at I/O cited different reasons for wanting to confront the search giant.
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