This day in history

2009, 2014, 2019.

Cory Doctorow
2 min readJun 28, 2024

On July 14, I’m giving the closing keynote for the fifteenth Hackers On Planet Earth, in Queens, NY. On July 20, I’m appearing at Chicago’s Exile in Bookville.

#15yrsago Comics creator stopped by TSA for carrying script about writer under suspicion by TSA

#10yrsago SWAT teams claim to be private mercenaries, immune to open records laws

#10yrsago Poesy guest-reviews the new Ariol book

#5yrsago Internet users are wising up to persuasive “nudge” techniques

#5yrsago Congress orders Ajit Pai: hands off San Francisco’s broadband competition law

#5yrsago NYC Mesh, a neutral, nonprofit meshing ISP, dramatically expands access in Brooklyn

#5yrsago Robert Reich backs Elizabeth Warren’s plan to break up Big Tech

#5yrsago How Memphis’s Methodist University Hospital, a “nonprofit,” sued the shit out of its Black, poor patients while raking in millions and paying execs more than a million each

#5yrsago Hong Kong protesters repeatedly blockade police HQ, demanding release of people arrested at #612strike demonstrations