This day in history

2004, 2014, 2019.

Cory Doctorow
2 min readJun 22, 2024

Today (June 22), I’m keynoting the Locus Awards in Oakland, CA. On July 14, I’m giving the closing keynote for the fifteenth Hackers On Planet Earth, in Queens, NY.

#20yrsago Tunneling ssh over DNS

#10yrsago Open Wireless Movement’s router OS will let you securely share your Internet with the world

#10yrsago Steve Wozniak wants you to support Mayday.US and get money out of politics

#10yrsago Gangs run mass-scale romance cons with phished dating-site logins

#10yrsago Greenhouse: browser plugin that automatically annotates politicians’ names with their funders

#10yrsago Judy Blume: parents shouldn’t worry about what their kids are reading

#5yrsago Learning from Baltimore’s disaster, Florida city will pay criminals $600,000 to get free of ransomware attack

#5yrsago Elizabeth Warren proposes a ban on private prisons and immigration facilities

#5yrsago Google Maps is still overrun with scammers pretending to be local businesses, and Google’s profiting from them

#5yrsago America can only go to war against Iran if it reinstates the draft

#5yrsago Independent audit finds Facebook activity has fallen by 20% since Cambridge Analytica

#5yrsago Tennessee lawmaker defends operating an unregistered “Christian magic supply” business