This day in history

2013, 2018, 2022.

Cory Doctorow
2 min readSep 28


Monday (October 2), I’ll be in Boise to host an event with VE Schwab. On October 7–8, I’m in Milan to keynote Wired Nextfest.

#10yrsago FBI: We know you’re innocent, but you’re not getting off the No-Fly list unless you rat out your friends

#10yrsago EFF racks up another courtroom victory over the NSA: damning docs to follow

#10yrsago How Miss Teen USA’s sextortionist got caught

#10yrsago Judge requires patent troll to explain its “Mr Sham” business

#5yrsago Modern Monetary Theory: why government spending isn’t like household checkbooks

#5yrsago Defcon Voting Village report shows that hacking voting machines takes less time than voting CON 26 voting village report.pdf

#1yrago Maintaining monopolies with the cloud: Microsoft, Oracle and other cloud giants use their terms of service to prevent competition

Cory Doctorow ( 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 The Internet Con: How To Seize the Means of Computation, a detailed policy plan for dismantling Big Tech (Verso, 2023);. His latest novel for adults is Red Team Blues. 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 The Lost Cause, a utopian post-GND novel about truth and reconciliation with white nationalist militias (Tor, 2023).