This day in history

2009, 2014, 2019, 2023.

Cory Doctorow
2 min readFeb 27, 2024


I’m on tour with my new novel The Bezzle! Catch TONIGHT (Feb 27) in Portland at Powell’s, then Phoenix, Tucson, and more!

A yellow rectangle. On the left, in blue, are the words ‘Cory Doctorow.’ On the right, in black, is ‘The Bezzle.’ Between them is the motif from the cover of *The Bezzle*: an escheresque impossible triangle. The center of the triangle is a barred, smaller triangle that imprisons a silhouetted male figure in a suit. Two other male silhouettes in suits run alongside the top edges of the triangle.

#15yrsago Conan and copyright, by Crom!

#15yrsago What were arcades like, Grandpa?

#15yrsago Ian McDonald’s “Cyberabad Days” — short stories in 2047 India that blend technology with spirituality, love, sex, war and humanity

#10yrsago GCHQ spied on millions of Yahoo video chats, harvested sexual images of chatters, compared itself to “Tom Cruise in Minority Report”

#10yrsago Boeing’s self-destructing, tamper-resistant spookphone: the Black

#10yrsago Guest review: my daughter reviews Ariol

#5yrsago Fox hit with $179m (including $128m in punitive damages) judgment over shady bookkeeping on “Bones”

#5yrsago AOC grills Equifax CEO: the Congressional record now contains the obvious, infuriating truth that everyone else already knew

#5yrsago Bunnie Huang’s tour-de-force explanation of how hardware implants and supply chain hacks work

#1yrago Pluralistic: Podcasting “Twiddler”