This day in history

2009, 2014, 2019, 2023.

Cory Doctorow
2 min readMay 20, 2024

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#15yrsago Congress proposes anti-DRM law for cars

#15yrsago Bush cronies land jobs charging for advice on not getting eaten by the monsters they created

#15yrsago Search Engine podcast is back on TVO

#10yrsago NSA records every cell phone call in the Bahamas

#10yrsago U of Saskatchewan fires tenured dean for speaking out against cuts

#10yrsago Nutritionists’ professional events catered by McD’s, sponsored by High Fructose Corn Syrup

#5yrsago Bernie Sanders’ “Thurgood Marshall Plan for Public Education” will desegregate schools, defund charters, pay teachers, end the school-to-prison pipeline

#5yrsago Judge recuses himself from health insurance cancer-denial case because he considers the company “immoral” and “barbaric”

#5yrsago Wil Wheaton’s “Dead Trees Give No Shelter”: terrifying tale, beautifully told

#1yrago Venture predation