This day in history

2002, 2007, 2012, 2017, 2021.

Cory Doctorow
2 min readJun 24, 2022


#20yrsago Ted Chiang’s debut: Short-story collection of the decade if not the century

#20yrsago More Songs About Buildings and Food

#20yrsago VerisignOff: Let’s put Verisign to death

#20yrsago Broadband *doesn’t* need content!

#20yrsago Warchalking Runes 1.0

#15yrsago MySpace, Facebook mirror class divisions in US society

#10yrsago Q&A with a former member of the Westboro Baptist family

#10yrsago Jimmy Wales to UK Home Secretary: don’t render Richard O’Dwyer to the USA

#10yrsago Entertainment industry to Japanese ISPs: we’ll hand you a secret list of copyrighted works, and you have to block them

#10yrsago Rohinton Mistry’s fairy-tale about Canadian neocons

#5yrsago Remembering Prisoners of Gravity, the greatest science fiction TV show of all time

#1yrago The pandemic showed remote proctoring to be worse than useless

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