This day in history

2004, 2009, 2014, 2019.

Cory Doctorow
2 min readJun 19, 2024

TOMORROW (June 20), I’ll be live onstage in Los Angeles for a recording of the Go Fact Yourself podcast. On June 21, I’m doing an online reading for the Locus Awards at 16hPT. On June 22, I’m keynoting the Locus Awards in Oakland, CA. On July 14, I’m giving the closing keynote for the fifteenth Hackers On Planet Earth, in Queens, NY.

#20yrsago Everything we know about traffic-calming is wrong

#15yrsago Truth about myths about myths about file sharing in Canada

#15yrsago Everyone wants to be a copyright gatekeeper, and gatekeepers are bad for copyright

#10yrsago After federal document-snatch, ACLU case over Florida cops’ phone surveillance collapses

#10yrsago Women in Video Games: women as background decoration

#10yrsago Top US patent judge resigns after ethics breach

#10yrsago John Oliver to FCC Chairman: prove you aren’t a dingo!

#10yrsago Econobollocks: three ways that economic figures are misused in politics

#5yrsago Vancouver school-board adds gender-neutral pronoun

#5yrsago Berlin Senate approves five-year, citywide rent freeze

#5yrsago Karl Schroeder’s “Stealing Worlds”: visionary science fiction of a way through the climate and inequality crises