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Inside: The ACCESS Act; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/06/12/acc…

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The ACCESS Act: The most significant interop legislation in US history.



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#15yrsago Images from anti-DRM protest at the San Fran Apple Store flickr.com/photos/quinn/t…

#10yrsago Reasons people were arrested at the Toronto G20 memex.craphound.com/2011/06/11/rea…

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Inside: Privacy Without Monopoly, EU edition; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/06/11/tec…

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Privacy Without Monopoly, EU edition: The GDPR forbids competition in human rights abuses.



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#20yrsago Embarassing gaffe in Microsoft’s anti-Linux campaign web.archive.org/web/2001061915…

#15yrsago Inside China’s iPod sweat-shops macworld.co.uk/news/inside-ap…

#10yrsago Walt Disney’s 1956 time-capsule letter to the future web.archive.org/web/2006090611…

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Inside: A denialism taxonomy; Urban broadband deserts; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/06/10/fli…

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A denialism taxonomy: FLICC (fake experts, logical fallacies, impossible expectations, cherry picking, conspiracy theories).



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Urban broadband deserts: Digital redlining is a policy, not an accident.



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Inside: Prisoners' Inventions; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/06/09/kin…

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Prisoners' Inventions: The unmissable new edition of a maker classic for a carceral nation.



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#15yrsago @DougCoupland's JPod: the Anti-Microserfs memex.craphound.com/2006/06/09/cou…

#10yrsago Lisa Goldstein’s The Uncertain Places: Grimm fairytale in California vibrates with believable unreality memex.craphound.com/2011/06/09/lis…

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Inside: Rabbits: PK Dick meets Qanon; Apple's manorial security; Billionaires don't pay tax; Google and France agree on ad-tech interop; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/06/08/leo…

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Rabbits: PK Dick meets Qanon: Terry Miles's debut novel of conspiratorial madness.



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Apple's manorial security: Works well, fails badly - think different?



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Inside: Podcasting "I Quit"; New York to revolutionize antitrust; New York to revolutionize voting; Competition tames ISPs; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/06/07/fir…

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Tonight, I'm helping @TKMiles launch his debut novel RABBITS:

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Podcasting "I Quit": My essay on smoking cessation, doubt, denial, and the worst corporations on Earth.



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Inside: Recommendation engines and "lean-back" media; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/06/05/lea…

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Next Monday, Jun 7, I'm helping @TKMiles launch his debut novel RABBITS:

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Recommendation engines and "lean-back" media: The failure of "From the Desk of Donald J. Trump" and linear programming.



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Inside: Capitalism's crooked refs; Aaron Swartz, vindicated; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/06/04/aar…

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Next Monday, Jun 7, I'm helping Terry Miles launch his debut novel RABBITS:

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Capitalism's crooked refs: Big Accounting and the bezzle.



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Inside: Efficiency is very inefficient; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/06/03/jit…

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Tomorrow, Jun 4, I'm appearing with @DDayen in the Second Life Book Club!

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And next Monday, Jun 7, I'm helping @TKMiles launch his debut novel RABBITS:

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Efficiency is very inefficient: Resiliency is not a market good.



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Inside: NYC's driver-owned Uber alternative; Amazon running scared from arbitration at scale; How the Dutch helped CBS cheat on its taxes; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/06/02/arb…

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This Friday, Jun 4, I'm appearing with @DDayen in the Second Life Book Club!

draxtor.com/sl-book-club-c…

And next Monday, Jun 7, I'm helping @TKMiles launch his debut novel RABBITS:

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NYC's driver-owned Uber alternative: Platform cooperativism needs interoperability, though.



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Inside: Canadian telco monopolists run the show; Google cheats on location privacy; The antitrust case against Prime; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/06/01/you…

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This Friday, Jun 4, I'm appearing with @DDayen in the Second Life Book Club!

draxtor.com/sl-book-club-c…

And next Monday, Jun 7, I'm helping @TKMiles launch his debut novel RABBITS:

eventbrite.com/e/terry-miles-…

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Canadian telco monopolists run the show: The CRTC just put Teksavvy out of business.



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Inside: Workers want real jobs; Canadians! #NoSiteBlocking; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/05/27/8-h…

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Workers want real jobs: Bosses want contract, temp and gig workers.



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Canadians! #NoSiteBlocking: You have until May 31 to send comments against Bill C-10.



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Inside: Monopolists are winning the repair wars; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/05/26/nix…

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Monopolists are winning the repair wars: Again.



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#15yrsago EFF scores win against Apple: bloggers’ sources are protected web.archive.org/web/2006060202…

#10yrsago More incompetence revealed on the part of France’s “three-strikes” copyright enforcer arstechnica.com/tech-policy/20…

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Inside: We promised this vaccine waiver 20 years ago; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/05/25/the…

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We promised this vaccine waiver 20 years ago: The WTO was always a scam.



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#15yrsago Can. Heritage ministry suppressed report damning DMCA michaelgeist.ca/2006/05/sound-…

#10yrsago What Will Come After: the sweet melancholy of the zombie apocalypse memex.craphound.com/2011/05/25/wha…

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Inside: Podcasting "The Memex Method"; Watomatic, for lower Whatsapp switching costs; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/05/24/how…

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Podcasting "The Memex Method": Reading my inaugural Medium column for my podcast.



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Watomatic, for lower Whatsapp switching costs: Comcom in action.



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Inside: How the Sacklers rigged the game; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/05/23/a-b…

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How the Sacklers rigged the game: Kickstarting the opioid epidemic and escaping with a fortune bigger than the Rockefellers'.



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#5yrsago Paypal refuses to deliver online purchases to UK addresses containing “Isis” b2fxxx.blogspot.com/2016/05/the-ty…

#1yrago Covid apps and false positives pluralistic.net/2020/05/23/pen…

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Inside: How the filibuster dies; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/05/22/not…

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How the filibuster dies: Lessons from Adam Jentleson's "Kill Switch."



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#20yrsago Linux virus fixes your computer news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/n…

#15yrsago HDMI, the Manchurian DRM – a Broadcast Flag dormant until 2010 arstechnica.com/uncategorized/…

#15yrsago U. Florida cops ask fiction writer for fingerprints, DNA memex.craphound.com/2006/05/22/u-f…

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Inside: Debunking the arguments for vaccine apartheid; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/05/21/wai…

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Debunking the arguments for vaccine apartheid: "Wait your turn" is not epidemiologically sound.



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#20yrsago Kaycee hoax FAQ webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache…

#15yrsago Fantazyland: Egypt’s run-down theme-park themeparkreview.com/forum/topic/85…

#10yrsago RIAA boss takes home $3 mil+ lefsetz.com/wordpress/2011…

#10yrsago Raising a kid without disclosing their sex thestar.com/life/parent/20…

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Inside: Dead, broke; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/05/19/zom…

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Today (5/19), I'm doing a talk called "Seize the Means of Computation," at the @RyersonCFE:

cfe.ryerson.ca/events/how-des…

And tomorrow (5/20), I'm doing a keynote called "Privacy Without Monopoly," for the @NorthSec_io conference:

nsec.io/speaker/cory-d…

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Dead, broke: What it's like to inherit nothing but debt.



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A simple, incomplete ransomware defense; Community Health Services sued its way through the pandemic; Apple's complicity in Chinese state oppression; What Would OSS Look Like If It Were Healthy; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/05/18/unh…

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Tomorrow (5/19), I'm doing a talk called "Seize the Means of Computation," at the Ryerson Centre for Free Expression:

cfe.ryerson.ca/events/how-des…

And on Thu (5/20), I'm doing a keynote called "Privacy Without Monopoly," for the Northsec conference:

nsec.io/speaker/cory-d…

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A simple, incomplete ransomware defense: Attribution is hard, but whatever works.



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Inside: Paygo, false consciousness and the IRS; The Public Interest Internet; Concluding How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/05/17/dis…

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This Weds (5/19), I'm doing a talk called "Seize the Means of Computation," at the Ryerson Centre for Free Expression:

cfe.ryerson.ca/events/how-des…

And on Thu (5/20), I'm doing a keynote called "Privacy Without Monopoly," for the Northsec conference:

nsec.io/speaker/cory-d…

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Paygo, false consciousness and the IRS: Why we can't have nice things.



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Inside: Who owns the covid vaccines; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/05/16/ent…

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This Weds (5/19), I'm doing a talk called "Seize the Means of Computation," at the @RyersonCFE:

cfe.ryerson.ca/events/how-des…

And on Thu (5/20), I'm doing a keynote called "Privacy Without Monopoly," for the @NorthSec_io conference:

nsec.io/speaker/cory-d…

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Who owns the covid vaccines: Socializing risk and privatizing gain for fun and profit.



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Inside: Newsom's California fiber dream; The S&L crisis perfected finance crime; Big Pharma's vicious battle against universal covid vaccination; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/05/15/how…

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Next Weds (5/19), I'm doing a talk called "Seize the Means of Computation," at the @ryersoncfe:

cfe.ryerson.ca/events/how-des…

And on Thu (5/20), I'm doing a keynote called "Privacy Without Monopoly," for the @NorthSec_io conference:

nsec.io/speaker/cory-d…

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Newsom's California fiber dream: 100gbs symmetrical to every home in the state or bust!



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Inside: A weapon of mass financial destruction; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2021/05/14/bil…

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Next Weds (5/19), I'm doing a talk called "Seize the Means of Computation," at the Ryerson Centre for Free Expression:

cfe.ryerson.ca/events/how-des…

And on Thu (5/20), I'm doing a keynote called "Privacy Without Monopoly," for the Northsec conference:

nsec.io/speaker/cory-d…

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A weapon of mass financial destruction: Your pension is funding the destruction of the real economy...and itself.



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