This day in history

2003, 2008, 2013, 2018, 2022.

Cory Doctorow
2 min readJun 8, 2023


Tonight (June 8) at 8PM, I’m at Otherland Books in Berlin with my novel Red Team Blues.

#20yrsago Encrypted AIM

#15yrsago Virgin Media UK working with record industry to spy on and threaten downloaders

#15yrsago Broadcasters fight hard against public use of blank spectrum

#10yrsago PRISM and denials, what’s going on?

#10yrsago Another Top Secret leak: Obama’s cyber-war hit-list

#5yrsago The BBC warns that new EU copyright rule will break the internet

#5yrsago Anti-piracy group’s study reveals that pirates are mostly people who couldn’t afford, find, or use a commercial version