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Inside: My first-ever Kickstarter; IP; FTC about to hammer Intuit; Antitrust trouble for cloud services; and more!

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My first-ever Kickstarter: Help me change publishing with the audiobook for Attack Surface, the third Little Brother book.


IP: The longest, most significant Locus column I have written in my 14-year run.


FTC about to hammer Intuit: Billions in fraudulent tax-prep earnings under scrutiny.


Antitrust trouble for cloud services: Italy's competition regulator says Terms of Service are bullshit.


#15yrsago Gold Rush-era sailing ship ruin excavated in San Fran 

#15yrsago BBC Creative Archive pilot launches 

#15yrsago Guerrilla drive-ins with digital projectors and FM transmitters 


#15yrsago Men offer "fresh starts" to single NOLA women on Craigslist 

#10yrsago Secret copyright treaty: USA caves on border laptop/phone/MP3 player searches for copyright infringement 


#5yrsago NZ bans award-winning YA novel after complaints from conservative Christian group 

#5yrsago Your baby monitor is an Internet-connected spycam vulnerable to voyeurs and crooks 


#5yrsago Inept copyright bot sends 2600 a legal threat over ink blotches 

#5yrsago FBI used Burning Man to field-test new surveillance equipment 

#5yrsago Fury Road, hieroglyph edition


#5yrsago Words about slavery that we should all stop using 

#5yrsago Little Brother optioned by Paramount 

#5yrsago Record street-marches in Moldova against corrupt oligarchs 


#5yrsago Antihoarding: When "decluttering" becomes a compulsion 


Yesterday's threads: Facebook's foreseeable election consequences; David Graeber on Spectre TV; 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:

* Keynote for Law Via the Internet conference, Sept 22, 

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


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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