This day in history

2007, 2012, 2021.

Cory Doctorow

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#15yrsago Entire EMI catalog is now DRM-free on iTunes https://web.archive.org/web/20070407084032/http://news.com.com/2100-1027_3-6172398.html

#10yrsago Sincerest Form of Parody: the lost ecosystem of MAD-inspired gross-out comics https://memex.craphound.com/2012/04/02/sincerest-form-of-parody-the-lost-ecosystem-of-mad-inspired-gross-out-comics/

#1yrago The zombie economy and digital arm-breakers https://pluralistic.net/2021/04/02/innovation-unlocks-markets/#digital-arm-breakers

Cory Doctorow (craphound.com) 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 How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism. His latest novel for adults is Attack Surface. 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 Chokepoint Capitalism: How to Beat Big Tech, Tame Big Content, and Get Artists Paid (with Rebecca Giblin), a book about artistic labor market and excessive buyer power; Red Team Blues, a noir thriller about cryptocurrency, corruption and money-laundering (Tor, 2023); and The Lost Cause, a utopian post-GND novel about truth and reconciliation with white nationalist militias (Tor, 2023).

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