This day in history

2003, 2008, 2013, 2018.

Cory Doctorow
3 min readMay 21, 2023


Monday (May 22), I’m keynoting Public Knowledge’s Emerging Tech conference in DC.

On Tuesday (May 23), I’ll be in TORONTO for a book launch for Red Team Blues that’s part of WEPFest, a benefit for the West End Phoenix, onstage with Dave Bidini (The Rheostatics), Ron Diebert (Citizen Lab) and the whistleblower Dr Nancy Olivieri.

#20yrsago William Gibson on the future of media

#15yrsago We need a privacy bill of rights

#15yrsago Steamy tell-all memoir by a Disneyland “Jack Sparrow”

#15yrsago Oregon to hold hearings on whether its laws are copyrighted

#15yrsago China’s surveillance state

#10yrsago Unknown mathematician makes historical breakthrough in prime theory