A palace coup at Occupy Portland

This is hysterical. It seems the finance committee of Occupy Portland has hijacked the website, filed incorporation papers, and may have absconded with up to $20,000. Oregon Live: Organizers of Occupy Portland say they fear as much as $20,000 donated to the group through a PayPal account has disappeared. They also say the group's finance committee has hijacked the demonstration's Internet domain name and filed for incorporation against the wishes of the group's decision-making body. The demonstrator who filed the papers with the state said Wednesday she did so to protect the protest, and she has received death threats as a result. Jordan LeDoux, who works for the media, communications, public relations and web team of the demonstration, said Wednesday that since 8 p.m. Tuesday, Occupy Portland has not been able to get into its Internet page, occupyportland.org. LeDoux says a member of the finance committee apparently took control of the website. Papers filed with the Oregon secretary...(Read Full Post)