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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: An antitrust murder whodunnit; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/10/03/pow…

#Pluralistic 1/ A modified version of a Sov...
Tomorrow (Oct 4), I'm appearing remotely in a @BKCHarvard seminar about "Chokepoint Capitalism," the book Rebecca Giblin and I just published about monopoly and unfairness in creative labor markets.

cyber.harvard.edu/events/chokepo… 2/
An antitrust murder whodunnit: I accuse Judge Bork with the Powell Memo in the smoke-filled room.

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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: How Palantir will steal the NHS; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/10/01/the…

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Next Monday (Oct 3) at 9hPT, I'm on a panel ("Regulatory Requirements and Necessary Standards") for #OnlinePublicSphere2022:

globalfreedomofexpression.columbia.edu/events/regulat… 2/
How Palantir will steal the NHS: Stealth privatisation was always the endgame for public-private-partnerships.

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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: Porn on Tumblr is a complicated subject; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/09/29/go-…

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Tonight (Sept 29) at 19hPT, I'll be hosting @raycraib at #LA's @skylightbooks to talk about his new book about libertarian exit, "Adventure Capitalism."

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Porn on Tumblr is a complicated subject: Chokepoints, compliance, weakest links.

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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: McKinsey and Providence colluded to force poor patients into destitution; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/09/25/cri…

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#SanFrancisco! I'm in town TODAY AT 2PM with "Chokepoint Capitalism," @rgibli's and my latest book!

sfpl.org/events/2022/09…

Next stop, #LA (Tues): booksoup.com/event/cory-doc… 2/
If you can't make it and want a signed, personalized copy shipped to your door, our friends at @FolioSF have you covered:

foliosf.com/chokepointcapi… 3/
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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: Billionaire grifters hate her; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/09/24/shi…

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#SanFrancisco! I'm in town tomorrow with "Chokepoint Capitalism," @rgibli's and my latest book!

sfpl.org/events/2022/09…

Next stop, #LA (Sept 27): booksoup.com/event/cory-doc… 2/
If you can't make it and want a signed, personalized copy shipped to your door, our friends at @FolioSF have you covered:

foliosf.com/chokepointcapi… 3/
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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: Twitch does a chokepoint capitalism; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/09/22/ama…

#Pluralistic 1/ A modified version of the Beacon Press cover for 'Chokepoint
#NYC! I'm in town this week with "Chokepoint Capitalism," @rgibli's and my latest book! See us Friday at 7PM at @nyuEngelberg!

eventbrite.com/e/chokepoint-c…

All this week, I'll be at #UnfinishedLive: live.unfinished.com

More cities here:

chokepointcapitalism.com 2/
If you can't make it to a tour-stop and want a signed, personalized copy shipped to your door, our friends at @FolioSf have you covered:

foliosf.com/chokepointcapi… 3/
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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: Trump gave Moderna all the patent-waivers it needed to make a vaccine; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/08/24/wai…

#Pluralistic 1/ The Earth, floating in spac...
I'm Kickstarting a DRM-free audiobook of Chokepoint Capitalism, the book @rgibli and I wrote about how tech- and entertainment monopolies rip off artists, and how to unrig those terrible labor markets:

kickstarter.com/projects/docto…

("This book really gets it" - @stephenfry) 2/
I'm leaving for Burning Man early tomorrow morning and I'll be offline until Sept 7. See you then! 3/ Image
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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: Tory Britain is crashing and burning; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/08/23/lat…

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I'm Kickstarting a DRM-free audiobook of Chokepoint Capitalism, the book @rgibli and I wrote about how tech- and entertainment monopolies rip off artists, and how to unrig those terrible labor markets:

kickstarter.com/projects/docto…

("This book really gets it" - @stephenfry) 2/
Off to @burningman? Here's my talks:

* Radical Interop: An Internet Disassembly Manual: Mon 3pm Center Camp

* Chokepoint Capitalism: a Better Deal for Creative Labor: Tue 1pm @PalenqueNorte 915/E

* Talk w/@bunniestudios on the Precursor: Wed 12pm Liminal Labs 945/Rods 3/
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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: Workplace surveillance is coming for you; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/08/21/gre…

#Pluralistic 1/ A four-quadrant rectangle depicting four vintage workplace p
I'm Kickstarting a DRM-free audiobook edition of Chokepoint Capitalism, the book @rgibli and I wrote about how tech- and entertainment monopolies rip off artists, and how to unrig those terrible creative labor markets:

kickstarter.com/projects/docto… 2/
("This book really gets it" - @StephenFry) 3/
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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: The Business Roundtable's climate plan was killed by its arch-rival, the Business Roundtable; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/08/19/han…

#Pluralistic 1/ The Earth seen from space, ...
I'm Kickstarting a DRM-free audiobook edition of Chokepoint Capitalism, the book @rgibli and I wrote about how tech- and entertainment monopolies rip off artists, and how to unrig those terrible creative labor markets:

kickstarter.com/projects/docto… 2/
The Business Roundtable's climate plan was killed by its arch-rival, the Business Roundtable: If only Apple, Pepsi, Walmart and Google knew someone at the lobbying shop they own.

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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: Kickstarting the "Chokepoint Capitalism" audiobook; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/08/17/cho…

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Tomorrow (Aug 18), I'll be at the launch for @Vice @Motherboard's new "Terraform" sf anthology in Venice, CA:

eventbrite.com/e/terraform-bo… 2/
Kickstarting the "Chokepoint Capitalism" audiobook: We wrote a book that Amazon won't sell.

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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: How Democrats could win more elections; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/08/16/do-…

#Pluralistic 1/ A kicking mule in the color...
This Thurs (Aug 18), I'll be at the launch for @VICE @motherboard's new "Terraform" sf anthology in Venice, CA:

eventbrite.com/e/terraform-bo… 2/
How Democrats could win more elections: Do stuff. Make it timely. Tell people about it.

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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: This weekend, I watched a hacker jailbreak a John Deere tractor live on stage; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/08/15/dee…

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Tonight (Aug 15), I'll be joining the @buildbridges4am Book Club for the final installment of their discussion of my 2019 book "Radicalized":

mobilize.us/buildbridges4a… 2/
This weekend, I watched a hacker jailbreak a John Deere tractor live on stage: Total pwnage, with a a side of copyfraud.

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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: A dark money group is lying about Medicare cuts; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/08/11/rop…

#Pluralistic 1/ A cigar-chomping plutocrat in a tuxedo and tophat is wieldin
This Sat (Aug 13), I'm co-presenting a program item at @Defcon (Las Vegas) called "Literal Self-Pwning: Why Patients - and Their Advocates - Should Be Encouraged to Hack, Improve, and Mod Med Tech" with @CDameffMD & @jefftullymd:

forum.defcon.org/node/242205 2/
A dark money group is lying about Medicare cuts: Who the fuck are the "American Prosperity Alliance?"

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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: A modest proposal to fix contracts; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/08/10/be-…

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This Sat (Aug 13), I'm co-presenting a program item at @Defcon (Las Vegas) called "Literal Self-Pwning: Why Patients - and Their Advocates - Should Be Encouraged to Hack, Improve, and Mod Med Tech" with @CDameffMD & @jefftullymd:

forum.defcon.org/node/242205 2/
A modest proposal to fix contracts: Rescuing contracts from sprawling garbage legalese novellas masquerading as "agreements."

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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: Epson boobytrapped its printers; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/08/07/ink…

#Pluralistic 1/ EFF's printer DRM banner by Hugh D'Andrade, depicting a prin
Next Sat (Aug 13), I'm co-presenting a program item at @Defcon (Las Vegas) called "Literal Self-Pwning: Why Patients - and Their Advocates - Should Be Encouraged to Hack, Improve, and Mod Med Tech" with @CDameffMD & @jefftullymd:

forum.defcon.org/node/242205 2/
Epson boobytrapped its printers: "For your protection."

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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: Uber's still not profitable; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/08/05/a-l…

#Pluralistic 1/ A mammoth drowning in tar, from the La Brea Tar Pits. Next t
Uber's still not profitable: An effective wealth transfer of $2.8 billion from labor to capital in just three months.

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* The housing theory of everything worksinprogress.co/issue/the-hous… (h/t @mzgrj)

* @Privacy4Cars: app to delete stored data from car systems (e.g. when selling a car or returning a rental) privacy4cars.com/personal-use/d… 3/
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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: A TRAP for workers; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/08/04/its…

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A TRAP for workers: Oops, we re-invented indenture.

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Hey look at this

* Public Defenders/Defense Attorneys: Help @ProPublica Report on Criminal Justice propublica.org/getinvolved/pu…

* @StephenKing testifies against publishing merger bbc.com/news/world-us-…

* How to write a Flintstones history of money brettscott.substack.com/p/how-to-write… 3/
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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: The high cost of "self-funded" Democrats; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/08/02/oli…

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Tomorrow (Aug 3), I'll be a guest at the monthly general meeting of the @lmfdems, where we'll be talking about monopoly and trustbusting:

lamesafoothillsdemocraticclub.com/2022/07/29/aug… 2/
The high cost of "self-funded" Democrats: Rich dilletantes will not save us.

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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: Podcasting "View A SKU"; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/08/01/dum…

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This Weds (Aug 3), I'll be a guest at the monthly general meeting of the @lmfdems, where we'll be talking about monopoly and trustbusting:

lamesafoothillsdemocraticclub.com/2022/07/29/aug… 2/
Podcasting "View A SKU": A plan to turn Amazon into a dumb pipe.

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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: Spending $200b to relocated doomed communities will save $1T; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/07/29/man…

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Tomorrow (July 30) at 3PM, I will be reading and signing my picture book "Poesy the Monster Slayer" at the @DarkDel booth at @MidsummerScream in #LongBeach, CA:

midsummerscream.org 2/
It's the last day to sponsor me for the @ClarionUCSD Write-A-Thon! I'm writing 10,000 words on my prison-tech thriller "The Bezzle" and raising scholarship money for the Clarion SF/F workshop, which I graduated from in 1992.

clarionwriteathon.com/members/profil… 3/
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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: Your computer is tormented by a wicked god; Peter Thiel's evil, but he's not an "evil genius"; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/07/28/des…

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This Saturday (July 30) at 3PM, I will be reading and signing my picture book "Poesy the Monster Slayer" at the @DarkDel booth at @MidsummerScream in #LongBeach, CA:

midsummerscream.org 2/
Sponsor me for the @ClarionUCSD Write-A-Thon! I'm writing 10,000 words on my prison-tech thriller "The Bezzle" and raising scholarship money for the Clarion SF/F workshop, which I graduated from in 1992.

clarionwriteathon.com/members/profil… 3/
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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: "A Half-Built Garden"; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/07/26/ais…

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This Saturday (July 30) at 3PM, I will be reading and signing my picture book "Poesy the Monster Slayer" at the @DarkDel booth at @MidsummerScream in #LongBeach, CA:

midsummerscream.org 2/
Sponsor me for the @ClarionUCSD Write-A-Thon! I'm writing 10,000 words on my prison-tech thriller "The Bezzle" and raising scholarship money for the Clarion SF/F workshop, which I graduated from in 1992.

clarionwriteathon.com/members/profil… 3/
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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: Finance caused the fall of Rome; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2022/07/08/jub…

#Pluralistic 1/ A debtor's prison window; over its arch is the legend 'Pray
I'm heading off for family vacation until July 26 (though I may pop up between now and then with a surprise post that's in suspension pending approval). Have a great couple weeks! 2/
On July 24, I'm giving a remote keynote for @2600 Magazine's New @HOPEconf in #NYC:

hope.net

Sponsor me for the @ClarionUCSD Write-A-Thon! 3/
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