This day in history

2003, 2008, 2013, 2018, 2022.

Cory Doctorow
3 min readSep 25


On September 27, I’ll be at Chevalier’s Books in Los Angeles with Brian Merchant for a joint launch for my new book The Internet Con and his new book, Blood in the Machine. On October 2, I’ll be in Boise to host an event with VE Schwab.

#20yrsago WKRP in Cincinnati redacted to save on license fees

#15yrsago Rockbox 3.0: revive old iPod with free/open software

#10yrsago Love Song for Internet Trolls

#10yrsago Adding some evidence to copyright’s “evidence-free zone”

#10yrsago Beijing’s “mystery rooms”: single-room funhouses

#10yrsago Easyjet tells law professor he can’t fly because he tweeted critical remarks about airline

#10yrsago The Coldest Girl in Coldtown: dangerous, bloody vampire YA novel

#5yrsago Big Tech is building a $80B capex wall around its empire

#5yrsago A CRISPR-based hack could eradicate malaria-carrying mosquitoes

#5yrsago There’s a literal elephant in machine learning’s room

#5yrsago To fix Canadian copyright, let creators claim their rights back after 25 years

#5yrsago The world’s richest families got MUCH richer, thanks to the stock market…