This day in history

2002, 2007, 2012, 2017, 2021.

Cory Doctorow

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#20yrsago Visa claims to own dictionary definition of “visa” https://web.archive.org/web/20021118111338/https://www.wired.com/news/politics/0,1283,56432,00.html

#15yrsago House keeps AT&T on the hook for spying on America, Senate next? https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2007/11/senate-judiciary-committee-passes-surveillance-bill-without-telecom-amnesty

#15yrsago Infringement Nation: we are all mega-crooks https://web.archive.org/web/20071127010626/http://www.turnergreen.com/publications/Tehranian_Infringement_Nation.pdf

#10yrsago Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore: The perfect nerdish fantasy https://memex.craphound.com/2012/11/16/mr-penumbras-24-hour-bookstore-the-perfect-nerdish-fantasy/

#5yrsago Web analytics companies offer “replay sessions” that let corporations watch every click and keystroke for individual users https://www.wired.com/story/the-dark-side-of-replay-sessions-that-record-your-every-move-online/

#5yrsago Trump’s top economic advisor asks CEOs to raise hands if they’re going to use tax cuts to invest, boggled by no one raising hands https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/11/14/why-arent-the-other-hands-up-a-top-trump-advisers-startling-response-to-ceos-not-doing-what-hed-expect/

#5yrsago Study finds that people vote for strongman “dominance” leaders when they they feel out of control of their lives https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/explaining-the-global-rise-of-ldquo-dominance-rdquo-leadership/

#5yrsago Hackers can freeze the camera that lets you know whether your “Amazon Key” equipped door is locked and who is using it https://www.wired.com/story/amazon-key-flaw-let-deliverymen-disable-your-camera/

#5yrsago The Internet of Shit is so manifestly insecure that people are staying away from it in droves https://www2.deloitte.com/content/dam/Deloitte/us/Documents/technology-media-telecommunications/us-tmt-2017-global-mobile-consumer-survey-executive-summary.pdf

#5yrsago “Economic murder”: Senior UK public health researchers say 120,000 people died under Tory austerity…

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