Seems like this art project has been successful already.
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Those weren't really big protests. For a revolution to succeed you need enough popular support to enact changes through direct action. The first proper current revolutionary movement that comes to mind is the Landless Worker's Movement in Brazil.
Summary of why the reporting on this story is mostly bogus here:
That would not be the effect of invalidating the GPL. The alternative to accepting the license is that you are not allowed to redistribute the product at all. Something you would know if you were familiar with this thing called "copyright".
I too personally hope some countries will abolish copyright, but I don't see it happening anytime soon.
I'm pretty sure Yoko Ono did this already, in "Bottoms".