This day in history

2007, 2012, 2017.

Cory Doctorow

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#15yrsago North American Broadcasters Association knifes NPR and PBS at the United Nations anti-podcasting treaty negotiation https://web.archive.org/web/20070626032219/https://publicknowledge.org/node/1033

#10yrsago DMZ is finished: Brian Wood nailed the ending https://memex.craphound.com/2012/06/21/dmz-is-finished-brian-wood-nailed-the-ending/

#10yrsago G4S boss predicts mass privatisation of UK police forces https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2012/jun/20/g4s-chief-mass-police-privatisation

#5yrsago Truck-driving is a modern form of indentured slavery https://www.usatoday.com/pages/interactives/news/rigged-forced-into-debt-worked-past-exhaustion-left-with-nothing/

Cory Doctorow (craphound.com) is a science fiction author, activist, and blogger. He has a podcast, a newsletter, a Twitter feed, a Mastodon feed, and a Tumblr feed. He was born in Canada, became a British citizen and now lives in Burbank, California. His latest nonfiction book is How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism. His latest novel for adults is Attack Surface. His latest short story collection is Radicalized. His latest picture book is Poesy the Monster Slayer. His latest YA novel is Pirate Cinema. His latest graphic novel is In Real Life. His forthcoming books include Chokepoint Capitalism: How to Beat Big Tech, Tame Big Content, and Get Artists Paid (with Rebecca Giblin), a book about artistic labor market and excessive buyer power; Red Team Blues, a noir thriller about cryptocurrency, corruption and money-laundering (Tor, 2023); and The Lost Cause, a utopian post-GND novel about truth and reconciliation with white nationalist militias (Tor, 2023).

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