This day in history
Today (June 7), I’m keynoting the Re:publica conference in Berlin.
Thursday (June 8) at 8PM, I’m at Otherland Books in Berlin with my novel Red Team Blues.
#10yrsago UK spies have access to NSA Prism, which has “direct access” to world’s largest Internet companies’ servers https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/jun/07/uk-gathering-secret-intelligence-nsa-prism
#10yrsago Leaked NSA slide-deck claims that NSA has “direct access” to servers at Google, Apple, Facebook, Skype, Yahoo, and many others https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jun/06/us-tech-giants-nsa-data
#10yrsago New NSA logo https://memex.craphound.com/2013/06/07/new-nsa-logo/
#10yrsago Schneier: what we need the whistleblowers to tell us about America’s surveillance apparatus https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2013/06/what-we-dont-know-about-spying-on-citizens-scarier-than-what-we-know/276607/
#1yrago Fake Christian health insurance and other big cons https://pluralistic.net/2022/06/07/more-than-human/#big-store
#1yrago James Bridle’s “Ways of Being” https://pluralistic.net/2022/06/07/more-than-human/#umwelt
Cory Doctorow (craphound.com) is a science fiction author, activist, and blogger. He has a podcast, a newsletter, a Twitter feed, a Mastodon feed, and a Tumblr feed. He was born in Canada, became a British citizen and now lives in Burbank, California. His latest nonfiction book is Chokepoint Capitalism (with Rebecca Giblin), a book about artistic labor market and excessive buyer power. His latest novel for adults is Attack Surface. His latest short story collection is Radicalized. His latest picture book is Poesy the Monster Slayer. His latest YA novel is Pirate Cinema. His latest graphic novel is In Real Life. His forthcoming books include Red Team Blues, a noir thriller about cryptocurrency, corruption and money-laundering (Tor, 2023); and The Lost Cause, a utopian post-GND novel about truth and reconciliation with white nationalist militias (Tor, 2023).