To convey a message by not attending an event.
The first written example is by Tacitus (A.D 55-117) who wrote in his Annals "The images of the most illustrious families.. were carried before [the bier of Julia]. Those of Brutus and Cassius were not displayed; but for that reason they shone with preeminent luster".
British Parliament asks Amazon to clarify why it pays $9 million in income tax on $23 billion of UK sales.(May 20 2013) Amazon will be called back to give further evidence to members of the British Parliament "to clarify how its activities in the U.K. justify its low corporate...