This day in history

2004, 2009, 2014, 2019, 2023.

Cory Doctorow
1 min readFeb 6, 2024


#20yrsago Virus writers profiled

#20yrsago Open WiFi ethics

#15yrsago Neil Gaiman on the humble button

#10yrsago Verizon support rep admits anti-Netflix throttling

#10yrsago Seattle cop fired for harassing photographer

#10yrsago Parents of Buddhist student sue “Bible Belt” Louisiana school over forced prayer, religious discrimination

#5yrsago Juul’s strategy for success: target children, steadily ramp up nicotine levels

#5yrsago Swedes are entitled to six months’ leave to start a business, look after a sick relative, or study

#5yrsago Leak reveals that hundreds of bounty hunters have had access to super-fine-grained mobile location data for years

#1yrago The Collective Intelligence Institute