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Inside: Ant, Uber, and the true nature of money; Scarfolk & Environs; and more!

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Baycon 2020 - where I was scheduled to be guest of honor - has reconstituted as a series of online panels; mine's this Saturday:

How do we survive Social Engineering?


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Zoo City: hard-boiled South African urban fantasy makes murder out of magic

Crutchfield Dermatology of Minneapolis claims copyright in everything you write, forever, to keep you from posting complaints on the net

New Zealand proposes “guilty until proven innocent” copyright law to punish accused infringers


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Chelsea Manning publishes a 129-page surveillance reform bill from her cell in Leavenworth

The inspiring story of how Cloudflare defeated a patent troll and broke the patent-trolling business-model

When the company that made your prosthetic feet won’t repair them

“Christian” hospital charges its own nurse $900,000 for her premature baby


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Monday's threads: Deep Reckonings; Past Performance is Not Indicative of Future Results; How Audible robs indie audiobook creators; Get an extra vote; A hopeful future; and more!


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My latest novel is Attack Surface, a sequel to my bestselling Little Brother books. @washingtonpost called it "a political cyberthriller, vigorous, bold and savvy about the limits of revolution and resistance."

Get signed books from @darkdel:


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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:


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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."


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My first picture book is 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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