This day in history

2009, 2014, 2019.

Cory Doctorow
2 min readFeb 23, 2024


I’m on tour with my new novel The Bezzle! Catch me TOMORROW (Feb 24) in LA (Saturday, with ADAM CONOVER), Seattle (Feb 26), with NEAL STEPHENSON), then Portland, Phoenix and more!

A yellow rectangle. On the left, in blue, are the words ‘Cory Doctorow.’ On the right, in black, is ‘The Bezzle.’ Between them is the motif from the cover of *The Bezzle*: an escheresque impossible triangle. The center of the triangle is a barred, smaller triangle that imprisons a silhouetted male figure in a suit. Two other male silhouettes in suits run alongside the top edges of the triangle.

#15yrsago Tonga Room, San Francisco’s magnificent tiki bar: doomed?

#15yrsago New Zealand’s terrible copyright law suspended, may be dead

#10yrsago Ukrainian president Yanukovuych flees Kiev as opposition seize the palace

#10yrsago Cossacks horsewhip Pussy Riot at Sochi

#10yrsago Pussy Riot use footage of cossack horsewhipping in new music video

#10yrsago Austin cops violently crack down on scourge of anonymous jaywalking

#5yrsago Whatsapp abused the DMCA to censor related projects from Github

#5yrsago Blockbuster Gizmodo investigation reveals probable masterminds of the massive anti-Net Neutrality identity theft/astroturf campaign

#5yrsago This is bad: the UAE’s favorite sleazeball cybermercenaries have applied for permission to break Mozilla’s web encryption

#5yrsago Google ends forced arbitration contracts for workers after googler uprising