This day in history

2003, 2008, 2013, 2018, 2022.

Cory Doctorow
3 min readSep 24


On September 27, I’ll be at Chevalier’s Books in Los Angeles with Brian Merchant for a joint launch for my new book The Internet Con and his new book, Blood in the Machine. On October 2, I’ll be in Boise to host an event with VE Schwab.

#20yrsago Epic micropayments rant

#20yrsago Michael Moore’s comprehensive response to criticisms of Bowling for Columbine

#15yrsago Judge says that “attempted copyright infringement” is bogus

#15yrsago HOWTO Make a giant spherical metalamp out of dozens of cheap Ikea lamps

#15yrsago China’s IP address shortage, two perspectives

#15yrsago World’s largest wargaming table art installation

#10yrsago More details, new video showing Iphone fingerprint reader pwned by Chaos Computer Club

#10yrsago Not Your Ordinary Wolf Girl: fast YA novel with wonderful characters

#10yrsago Godspeed You! Black Emperor condemns music contest they won, vows to use money to buy instruments for prisoners

#5yrsago Jewelry in the shape of gerrymandered US congressional districts

#5yrsago Facebook reminds America’s cops that they’re not allowed to use fake accounts…