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6 May 2014, 9:28 am by Parker Higgins
This point is best expressed by EFF Special Advisor Cory Doctorow, who has outlined it in two talks about what he describes as the coming wars over general purpose computing. [read post]
12 Apr 2014, 4:37 am by Jack Goldsmith
Cory Doctorow recently drew an analogy to public health: If you discovered that your government was hoarding information about water-borne parasites instead of trying to eradicate them; if you discovered that they were more interested in weaponising typhus than they were in curing it, you would demand that your government treat your water-supply with the gravitas and seriousness that it is due. [read post]
12 Mar 2014, 4:26 pm by Kevin
Don't miss this chance to win a copy of the book that author Cory Doctorow called "a genuinely funny and extremely weird tour through the world's dumbest rules," and that the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice called "the most hilarious book we have ever forbidden the reading of." [read post]
6 Mar 2014, 2:39 pm by Michael Froomkin
Today had more than its usually dollop of ‘net-fame, in that I was mentioned by Robert Paul Wolff at The Philospher’s Stone and by Cory Doctorow at boingboing. [read post]
20 Jan 2014, 7:27 am by Connie Crosby
When Cory Doctorow picked up on the latest report from The Tyee and wrote about it on the well-known website Boing Boing,  it helped to spread the news across the Internet. [read post]
4 Jan 2014, 7:29 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
Via Boing Boing, Cory Doctorow - Canadian libricide: Tories torch and dump centuries of priceless, irreplaceable environmental archives “Back in 2012, when Canada’s Harper government announced that it would close down national archive sites around the country, they promised that anything that was discarded or sold would be digitized first. [read post]
1 Jan 2014, 7:04 am by Graham Smith
Doctorow’s Warning Two years ago Cory Doctorow identified "the coming war on general purpose computing". [read post]
31 Dec 2013, 12:37 pm by Michael Froomkin
Via Cory Doctorow, here’s Glenn Greenwald’s Keynote to the 30th Chaos Communications Congress (30C3) (skip to 4:36). [read post]
26 Dec 2013, 2:48 pm by Kevin
So says Cory Doctorow at Boing Boing, and he appears to be correct. [read post]
17 Dec 2013, 5:11 am by Terry Hart
For over six years, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has been doggedly pursuing Universal Music for a DMCA takedown notice that removed a 29 second clip of a dancing baby from YouTube for approximately six weeks. [read post]
16 Dec 2013, 4:49 pm by Parker Higgins
Homeland, by Cory Doctorow In this highly-anticipated sequel to the young-adult bestseller "Little Brother," EFF Fellow Cory Doctorow takes our protagonist Marcus to the next level, weaving together straight-from-the-news plotlines that include a cache of 800,000 top secret government documents and a cutting-edge local political campaign. [read post]
12 Dec 2013, 12:03 pm by Rebecca Tushnet
  Avoiding takedowns based solely on keywords, as happened to Cory Doctorow’s book Homeland which was targeted for mass takedowns based on ownership of the TV show. [read post]
13 Nov 2013, 4:13 pm by Parker Higgins
As EFF Fellow and former staff member Cory Doctorow has noted, computers are increasingly devices that we depend on for our own health and safety. [read post]
5 Nov 2013, 5:23 pm by Michael Froomkin
Cory Doctorow and Terry Pratchett interview each other Benjamin will love this. [read post]
23 Oct 2013, 7:16 pm by Michael Froomkin
(found via Cory Doctorow) Earlier today: Anti-NSA PSA [read post]
10 Oct 2013, 8:15 pm by Michael Froomkin
The coming rise of predatory, parasitic spambooks — Charlie Stross via Cory Doctorow. [read post]
2 Oct 2013, 5:23 pm by Cindy Cohn and Trevor Timm
–EFF Fellow Cory Doctorow Cory’s right, of course. [read post]
14 Sep 2013, 6:49 am by Frank Pasquale
Woe to the skeptic who counsels there may not be any.In the hands of a Cory Doctorow, we can see a disruption ethic of public spirited dissent. [read post]
5 Aug 2013, 10:37 am by Ron Coleman
  Here’s an excerpt from the original Boing Boing post, by Cory Doctorow: Last month, Xeni blogged about the photoshop disaster that is this Ralph Lauren advertisement, in which a model’s proportions appear to have been altered to give her an impossibly skinny body (“Dude, her head’s bigger than her pelvis”). [read post]
5 Aug 2013, 10:37 am by Ron Coleman
For increasingly desperate copyright holders such as the RIAA and its UK equivalent, the BPI, in the vain fight against a fatal paradigm shift it’s not just a matter of third-party liability:  They want the presumptive right to shut down any physical or technological resource that could even, conceivably, result in a copyright infringement, as Cory Doctorow reports: Will McGree got a letter form Virgin Media (his cable provider) and the British Phonographic Institute… [read post]