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Inside: Witch; Attack Surface on the MMT Podcast; Private equity's profitable murder; The Years of Repair; Block Google-Fitbit; and more!

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My first-ever Kickstarter is on! Pre-order the audiobook and/or ebook of Attack Surface, the third Little Brother book, and help me redefine the way publishers, writers and readers deal with Big Tech monopolies!


Private equity's profitable murder: Leonard Green, Prospect Medical Holdings, and the vast fortunes built on the dead.


France’s plan to legalize mass surveillance will give it the power to spy on the world

Europe’s Right to Repair rules have passed, and will take effect in 2021

Stock buybacks: how Wall Street has created “profits without prosperity”

Global shipping companies comply with anti-air-pollution rules by dumping pollution into the sea, instead


Surveillance camera hallucinates face in the snow, won’t shut up about it

“The Tragedy of the Commons”: how ecofascism was smuggled into mainstream thought

Consent in Gaming: a guide for GMs and players to difficult subjects for amazing games

Zuckerberg: President Warren would “suck” for Facebook


Yesterday's threads: How I write; The Anti-Monopoly War Song; My other computer is...; Leaked EU Big Tech rules; Self-driving cars crashing; and more!


I have a (free) new book out! "How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism" is an anti-monopolist critique of Big Tech that connects the rise of conspiratorial thinking to the rise of tech monopolies and proposes a way to deal with both:


My next book is ATTACK SURFACE, sequel to Little Brother and Homeland: it's a technothriller about a surveillance techie who goes home and learns the weapons she helped build are used against the racial justice movement founded by her best friend.


My ebooks and audiobooks (from @torbooks, @HoZ_Books, @mcsweeneys, and others) are for sale all over the net, but I sell 'em too, and when you buy 'em from me, I earn twice as much and you get books with no DRM and no license "agreements."


Upcoming talks:

* Writing into an Uncertain Future, Afterwords, Oct 1,

* Library Leaders Forum, Oct 6

* 3 Big Ideas To Fix the Internet, Oct 7,

* Wired Nextfest Italia, Oct 10,

* The Attack Surface Lectures: 8 nights of bookstore-hosted events in which I and a massive group of entertaining and knowledgeable experts discourse on my latest novel's themes, Oct 13-22


My first picture book just came out! It's called Poesy the Monster Slayer and it's an epic tale of bedtime-refusal, toy-hacking and monster-hunting, illustrated by Matt Rockefeller. It's the monster book I dreamt of reading to my own daughter.


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