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3 Jan 2015, 4:37 am by Graham Smith
  Nudging and Bludgeoning, Magic wand politics, Politicians not understanding the internet, the Internet as Wild West, Cory Doctorow’s warning of the Coming War on General Purpose Computing, Technological neutrality, Copyright wars, Site blocking and Privacy are as topical as they were a year ago.But that would be a cop out. [read post]
22 Dec 2014, 3:06 pm by Parker Higgins
"Information Doesn't Want To Be Free" by Cory Doctorow Starting from the title, "Information Doesn't Want To Be Free" is a provocative take from well-known copyfighter (and EFF Fellow) Cory Doctorow. [read post]
20 Oct 2014, 8:04 pm by Michael Froomkin
Cory Doctorow thinks this move by Google is great, and one disagrees with Cory at one’s peril since he’s usually right. [read post]
7 Oct 2014, 1:26 pm by corynne mcsherry
As our friend Cory Doctorow has been explaining for years, DRM for books is dangerous for readers, authors and publishers alike. [read post]
23 Sep 2014, 12:55 pm by Alison Dame-Boyle
Just this year, a high school principal canceled the school’s summer reading program rather than have students read Little Brother, EFF Special Advisor Cory Doctorow’s bestselling young adult novel about challenging a dystopian surveillance state. [read post]
20 Jun 2014, 2:17 pm by Bruce Boyden
Rebecca Tushnet points to this column by Cory Doctorow arguing that Hachette is being held hostage in its fight with Amazon over e-book versions of its books because of its “single-minded insistence on DRM”: “It’s likely that every Hachette ebook ever sold has been locked with some company’s proprietary DRM, and therein lies the rub. [read post]
20 Jun 2014, 2:16 pm by Bruce E. Boyden
Rebecca Tushnet points to this column by Cory Doctorow arguing that Hachette is being held hostage in its fight with Amazon over e-book versions of its books because of its “single-minded insistence on DRM”: “It’s likely that every Hachette ebook ever sold has been locked with some company’s proprietary DRM, and therein lies the rub. [read post]
28 May 2014, 1:26 pm by Kevin O'Keefe
Business consultant and author, Euan Semple (@euan), upon reading Cory Doctorow’s piece on the privacy concerns of teenagers and the savvy ways the’re learning to maintain their privacy on the internet, wrote this today: At risk of appearing naive, what are we all so afraid of? [read post]
22 May 2014, 4:31 pm by Danny O'Brien
Speakers include Cory Doctorow, Alan Rusbridger, Bruce Schneier, Neil Tennant, Shami Chakribarti, Lord Richard Allan, Baroness Helena Kennedy, Claude Moraes MEP, Ian Brown, Caspar Bowden, Gabrielle Guillemin, and more. [read post]
19 May 2014, 2:25 am by Jeremy
We are glad to announce having two esteemed keynote speakers: Cory Doctorow, a London-based journalist and science fiction author, winner of the Prometheus and Campbell Awards, co-editor of Boing Boing and author of Little Brother and Birgitta Jónsdóttir, an Icelandic poet and member of the Icelandic parliament, internet activist, freedom of information and freedom of speech defender.The programme is of the multi-track variety, details of which you can find here. [read post]
14 May 2014, 1:45 pm by Danny O'Brien
As we have said to the W3C, and Cory Doctorow spells out to Mozilla in this Guardian article, there is much more we can do to fight the negative consequences of DRM than simply attempting to mitigate the damage of its adoption. . [read post]
7 May 2014, 11:39 am by Jonathan Bailey
It’s the same license that Cory Doctorow uses with his books. [read post]
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]