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

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2020/11/05/got

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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?
baycon.org/baycon-2021-zoom-mi

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Zoo City: hard-boiled South African urban fantasy makes murder out of magic memex.craphound.com/2010/11/05

Crutchfield Dermatology of Minneapolis claims copyright in everything you write, forever, to keep you from posting complaints on the net web.archive.org/web/2011091410

New Zealand proposes “guilty until proven innocent” copyright law to punish accused infringers arstechnica.com/tech-policy/20

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Chelsea Manning publishes a 129-page surveillance reform bill from her cell in Leavenworth s3.amazonaws.com/fftf-cms/medi

The inspiring story of how Cloudflare defeated a patent troll and broke the patent-trolling business-model blog.cloudflare.com/the-projec

When the company that made your prosthetic feet won’t repair them facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10

“Christian” hospital charges its own nurse $900,000 for her premature baby propublica.org/article/how-one

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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!

mamot.fr/@pluralistic/10514695

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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: darkdel.com/store/p1840/Availa

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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:

onezero.medium.com/how-to-dest

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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."

craphound.com/shop/

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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.

pluralistic.net/2020/07/14/poe

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