This day in history

2009, 2014, 2019.

Cory Doctorow
1 min readJun 24, 2024

On July 14, I’m giving the closing keynote for the fifteenth Hackers On Planet Earth, in Queens, NY. On July 20, I’m appearing at Chicago’s Exile in Bookville.

#15yrsago Consumer groups around the world demand transparency on secret copyright treaty https://web.archive.org/web/20090627012359/http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/2009/06/23/eu-us-consumer-groups-issue-resolution-on-enforcement-demand-role-in-acta/

#10yrsago Podcast: How Amazon is holding Hachette hostage https://ia804509.us.archive.org/35/items/Cory_Doctorow_Podcast_277/Cory_Doctorow_Podcast_277_How_Amazon_is_holding_Hachette_hostage.mp3

#10yrsago Illinois State Cops blew $250K on “terrorist-catching” Stingray surveillance gadgets https://www.muckrock.com/foi/illinois-168/harris-corporation-11372/

#10yrsago 50,000 march against austerity in London, BBC doesn’t notice https://tompride.wordpress.com/2014/06/21/bbc-and-press-ignore-massive-demonstration-against-austerity-in-london/

#5yrsago Texas Instrument’s post-#taxscam budget for financial engineering is $5B — triple its budget for actual engineering https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2019/06/23/thanks-uncle-sam-after-tax-cuts-texas-instruments-spent-5-billion-on-stock-three-times-more-than-rd/

#5yrsago Man-Eaters Volume Two: Fleshing out the world where girls turn into lethal werepanthers when they get their periods https://memex.craphound.com/2019/06/23/man-eaters-volume-two-fleshing-out-the-world-where-girls-turn-into-lethal-werepanthers-when-they-get-their-periods/

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