This day in history

2008, 2013, 2018, 2022.

Cory Doctorow
3 min readJun 5, 2023

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Tonight (June 5) at 7:15PM, I’m in London at the British Library with my novel Red Team Blues, hosted by Baroness Martha Lane Fox.

Tomorrow (June 6), I’m on a Rightscon panel about interoperability.

On Wednesday (June 7), I’m keynoting the Re:publica conference in Berlin.

On Thursday (June 8) at 8PM, I’m at Otherland Books in Berlin.

#15yrsago British Telecom’s eavesdropping software crashed browsers https://www.wired.com/2008/06/isp-spying-made/

#15yrsago Entertainment industry accuses campus laser-printers of downloading Indiana Jones https://archive.nytimes.com/bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/06/05/the-inexact-science-behind-dmca-takedown-notices/

#10yrsago Scenes from #OccupyGezi https://occupygezipics.tumblr.com/post/52217650905/a-young-girl-sells-anonymous-masks-in-taksim

#10yrsago Anonymizing is really hard really, so why is the EU acting like it’s easy? https://www.theguardian.com/technology/blog/2013/jun/05/data-protection-eu-anonymous

#10yrsago Beast Academy: grade three math textbooks in monster comics form https://memex.craphound.com/2013/06/05/beast-academy-grade-three-math-textbooks-in-monster-comics-form/

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