This day in history

2003, 2008, 2013, 2018.

Cory Doctorow

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On September 22, I’ll be livestreaming into the DIG Festival in Modena, Italy. 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.

#20yrsago Fashion is a commons: copying is the sincerest form of flattery https://www.npr.org/2003/09/18/1434815/fashion-industry-copes-with-designer-knockoffs

#20yrsago We all pay Hollywood’s price for DVD https://memex.craphound.com/2003/09/18/we-all-pay-hollywoods-price-for-dvd/

#15yrsago California’s Prop 8 would end same-sex marriage https://www.youtube.com/user/NoOnProp8dotcom

#15yrsago EFF sues Cheney, Bush, and the NSA to stop illegal wiretapping https://www.eff.org/press/archives/2008/09/17-0

#15yrsago Copyright’s Paradox: brilliantly argued scholarly book tackles free speech vs. copyright https://memex.craphound.com/2008/09/18/copyrights-paradox-brilliantly-argued-scholarly-book-tackles-free-speech-vs-copyright/

#10yrsago Scientists march across Canada, fighting the Tory war on facts https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/scientists-aim-to-put-state-of-canadian-research-in-the-public-spotlight-with-demonstrations/article14332546/

#10yrsago Patent trolls Lumen View: “Calling us patent trolls is a hate crime, now you owe us even more money” https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/09/angry-entrepreneur-replies-to-patent-troll-with-racketeering-lawsuit/

#10yrsago Tim O’Reilly explains the mistakes he made and the lessons he learned radar.oreilly.com/2013/09/how-i-failed.html

#10yrsago Diesel Sweeties music humor book: I’m a Rocker, I Rock Out. https://memex.craphound.com/2013/09/18/diesel-sweeties-music-humor-book-im-a-rocker-i-rock-out/

#5yrsago Security researchers can access and modify security footage from Nuuo surveillance systems https://www.zdnet.com/article/hackers-can-tamper-with-surveillance-camera-footage-due-to-new-zero-day-vulnerability/

#5yrsago Happy Day Against DRM! How We’ll Hill-Climb Our Way to Glory! https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/09/defeating-drm-hill-climbing-our-way-glory

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