"B-but this time it will be different! We have logos of relatively big companies on our website!" - hang in tight, brother, because "The Day We Fight Back" isn't anywhere close.
At least everyone involved will fee like they did something.
This is not doing anything, but damn if you don't feel like it.
That seems EXACTLY like changing your avatar and spamming Facebook. How does spamming Facebook or changing your avatar show the effects of the NSA's spying?
That is how it is useless. It does nothing.
And this doesn't change that.
> helps more people to start understanding and caring
And this does nothing of the sort.
That's why it's useless. It is the very definition of slacktivism.
That said, I don't think there's any substitute for people on the street and other people talking to the political & bureaucratic workers to change policy and procedure.
The average skeptic/cynic makes none.
This really is the last time you are left in charge of the hives. And I don't care if Diogenes says he likes it in there, he's probably just drunk.