Today's threads (a thread).

Inside: Little Revolutions; Russian Cyberpunk Farm; We're already (badly) forgiving student debt; Facebook bullies watchdog; Google's monopoly rigged the ad market; and more!

Archived at: pluralistic.net/2020/11/20/sov

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The secret history of the Haunted Mansion’s hall of changing paintings longforgottenhauntedmansion.bl

England: You have four days to reply to the secret consultation on the NHS’s future theguardian.com/commentisfree/

Syria secretly sentenced free software developer Bassel Khartabil to death eff.org/offline/bassel-khartab

Twitter censures UK Tory Party for changing its blue-check account name to “FactCheckUK” during the prime ministerial debates cnn.com/2019/11/19/world/conse

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DoJ to scrap the Paramount antitrust rule that prohibits movie studios from buying or strong-arming movie theaters reuters.com/article/us-usa-fil

In an age of disappearing prison libraries, jail profiteers provide “free” crapgadget tablets that charge prisoners by the minute to read Project Gutenberg ebooks appalachianprisonbookproject.o

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Yesterday's threads: Cyberpunk and Post-Cyberpunk; Disney stiffs writer; Tyson execs bet on covid spread in unsafe plant; and more!

mamot.fr/@pluralistic/10523869

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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."

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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 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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