This day in history

2003, 2008, 2013, 2018, 2022.

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 Xbox: Freedom is a bug, not a feature https://web.archive.org/web/20031002134948/www.theinquirer.net/?article=11548

#20yrsago Academic discussion of Whuffie https://web.archive.org/web/20030924011900/http://www.d351gn.com/whuffie/2003_09_14_whuffive.htm

#20yrsago Poor countries walk out on WTO https://web.archive.org/web/20031008082951/http://cancun.mediosindependientes.org/newswire/display_any/758

#15yrsago Oral history of the Whole Earth Catalog https://web.archive.org/web/20080917215330/http://www.plentymag.com/magazine/the_whole_earth_effect.php

#15yrsago CBC’s Search Engine back in podcast form https://memex.craphound.com/2008/09/15/cbcs-search-engine-back-in-podcast-form/

#10yrsago A look at the Information Dominance Center, a replica ST:TNG Enterprise bridge used to sell surveillance to Congress https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/sep/15/nsa-mind-keith-alexander-star-trek

#10yrsago Netflix uses piracy stats to choose its programming https://torrentfreak.com/netflix-uses-pirate-sites-to-determine-what-shows-to-buy-130914/

#10yrsago After the Meltdown: tracking the fortunes reaped by the bankers who tanked the economy https://web.archive.org/web/20130914143134/https://publicintegrity.org/finance/after-meltdown

#10yrsago AT&T threatens to disconnect users accused of copyright infringement https://torrentfreak.com/att-threatens-persistent-pirates-with-account-termination-130913/

#5yrsago Korean ‘Uncle Service’ lets you hire thugs to intimidate your kids’ bullies https://www.allkpop.com/buzz/2018/09/parents-are-hiring-intimidating-uncles-to-protect-their-child-from-school-bullying

#5yrsago Russia’s growing anti-Putin vanguard is young and fearless https://web.archive.org/web/20180914101726/https://apnews.com/ee262256e46446ae8019a640af379d3d

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