This day in history

2003, 2008, 2013, 2018, 2022.

Cory Doctorow


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

#20yrsago Academic discussion of Whuffie

#20yrsago Poor countries walk out on WTO

#15yrsago Oral history of the Whole Earth Catalog

#15yrsago CBC’s 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

#10yrsago Netflix uses piracy stats to choose its programming

#10yrsago After the Meltdown: tracking the fortunes reaped by the bankers who tanked the economy

#10yrsago AT&T threatens to disconnect users accused of copyright infringement

#5yrsago Korean ‘Uncle Service’ lets you hire thugs to intimidate your kids’ bullies

#5yrsago Russia’s growing anti-Putin vanguard is young and fearless