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9 Apr 2024, 12:06 am by Josh Richman
Imagine an internet in which economic power is more broadly distributed, so that more people can build and maintain small businesses online to make good livings. [read post]
13 Mar 2024, 11:22 am by Josh Richman
EFF’s Cory Doctorow wrote in 2020 about how big tech monopolies distort our public discourse: “By gathering a lot of data about us, and by applying self-modifying machine-learning algorithms to that data, Big Tech can target us with messages that slip past our critical faculties, changing our minds not with reason, but with a kind of technological mesmerism. [read post]
6 Mar 2024, 7:28 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
EFF- Cory Doctorow: “Privacy First” is a simple, powerful idea: seeing as so many of today’s technological problems are also privacy problems, why don’t we fix privacy first? [read post]
5 Mar 2024, 6:57 pm by Jean O'Grady
Inspiring Keynote: Renowned speaker Cory Doctorow will discuss the ethicaluse of technology in the legal profession. [read post]
29 Jan 2024, 10:48 pm by Aaron Moss
” Technologist Cory Doctorow was even more blunt in a Medium article headlined, “I assure you, an AI didn’t write a terrible ‘George Carlin’ routine. [read post]
18 Dec 2023, 1:02 am by Aleksandra Czubek
 Book reviewHayleigh Bosher reviewed “Chokepoint Capitalism: How Big Tech and Big Content Captured Creative Labor Markets and How We'll Win Them Back” by Rebecca Giblin and Cory Doctorow. [read post]
11 Dec 2023, 8:26 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
Saving the News from Big Tech, Cory Doctorow, Special Advisor/EFF, June, 2023: “Media is in crisis: newsrooms all over the world are shuttering and the very profession of journalism is under sustained ideological and physical assault. [read post]
10 Dec 2023, 7:22 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
The Long Tail: “EFF organizer, BoingBoinger and Wired contributor Cory Doctorow, perhaps the best-informed person I know on the subject of Digital Rights Management, argues that Wired should be taking a more activist stance against it: Wired seems to be a little soft on DRM these days; the recent Wired spin-off, Wired Test, featured page on page of reviews of music players, media PCs, and PVRs with hardly a mention of the fact that all of these devices were fundamentally… [read post]
7 Dec 2023, 1:34 pm by Hayleigh Bosher
”Ways to read this book:The DRM-free ebook: buy direct from Cory’s own webstore, or any major ebook supplier. [read post]
29 Nov 2023, 11:06 am by Jillian C. York
Ron Deibert is a Canadian professor of political science, a philosopher, an author, and the founder of the renowned Citizen Lab, situated in the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto. [read post]
21 Nov 2023, 9:05 pm by renholding
Condominiumization of the Amazon Superstore would go a long way to reducing what Cory Doctorow might call the “enshittification” of the Amazon Superstore. [read post]
31 Oct 2023, 3:13 pm by Kit Walsh
And because of the imbalance in bargaining power between creators and the publishing gatekeepers with the means to commercialize their work in mass markets, trying to help creators by giving them new rights is, as EFF advisor Cory Doctorow has written, like trying to help a bullied kid by giving them more lunch money for the bully to take. [read post]
26 Oct 2023, 11:10 am by Christian Romero
  Cory Doctorow welcoming everyone to the event Cory then introduced EFF’s Executive Director, Cindy Cohn to the stage, who was excited to see so many old and new friends at the ceremony, from previous EFF staff and interns to past EFF Award winners like Chelsea Manning and Kyle Weins. [read post]
1 Oct 2023, 7:50 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
Cory Doctorow – “No one’s gonna buy enterprise AI licenses if they can’t fire their workers. [read post]
6 Sep 2023, 7:40 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
IEEE Spectrum: How to free users from Big Tech’s walled gardens: “In his new book The Internet Con: How to Seize the Means of Computation, author Cory Doctorow presents a strong case for disrupting Big Tech. [read post]
18 Aug 2023, 7:41 am
Earlier this year, the writer Cory Doctorow introduced 'enshittification' to describe the deterioration of online platforms such as Amazon, TikTok, and the app formerly known as Twitter.... 'Enshittification' clarifies something about the suffix in question, which is that it rarely announces good news. [read post]
26 Jul 2023, 9:34 am by Josh Richman
  Hosted by renowned science fiction author, activist, journalist, and EFF Special Advisor Cory Doctorow, the EFF Awards ceremony will start at 6:30 pm PT on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023 at the Regency Lodge, 1290 Sutter St. in San Francisco. [read post]
18 Jul 2023, 8:24 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
” The current platforms are either unusable or on their way to unusability, caught up in their individual yet identical cycles of what Cory Doctorow diagnosed as “enshittification“… [read post]
20 Jun 2023, 8:00 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
EFF, Cory Doctorow [23 pages]: “Media is in crisis: newsrooms all over the world are shuttering and the very profession of journalism is under sustained ideological and physical assault. [read post]