This day in history

2003, 2008, 2013, 2018, 2022.

Cory Doctorow
2 min readJun 6


Tonight (June 6), I’m on a Rightscon panel about interoperability.

Tomorrow (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.

#20yrsago An idea for email clients

#15yrsago Patching ancient walls with legos

#15yrsago Security guard: no photography in Union Station; Congresswoman: Oh yes there is!

#10yrsago Scary Russian business-man insists he isn’t scary: “you are in no possible danger of being murdered if you come to Moscow!”

#10yrsago Doonesbury’s transvaginal ultrasound/Republican state house strips

#10yrsago DHS on border laptop searches: we can’t tell you why this is legal, and we won’t limit searches to reasonable suspicion

#10yrsago New York Senate makes it a felony to annoy a police officer</a.

#10yrsago Picture Day: wry, superb coming-of-age movie

#10yrsago Leaked top-secret court order shows that NSA engages in bulk, sustained, warrantless surveillance of Americans

#10yrsago Time for total war on patent trolls

#5yrsago UPS Teamsters ready to stage America’s biggest strike since 1997, with solidarity as the main sticking point…



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