Cory Doctorow #BLM+ Your Authors @doctorow Pre-order the audio- and e-book for ATTACK SURFACE, the third Little Brother book, on my first-ever Kickstarter: tinyurl.com/AttackSurfaceKS Sep. 14, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

I've just posted the latest instalment in my podcast: it's a reading of the first half of my new @locusmag column, "IP," the most substantial and significant work I've done in 14 years on Locus's masthead:

 https://locusmag.com/2020/09/cory-doctorow-ip/ 

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It's a sweeping history of the way that a grab bag of mismatched laws - trademark, copyright, patent, etc - were seized upon by budding oligarchs, repurposed to mean "any law that I can invoke that allows me to control the conduct of my competitors, critics, and customers."

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The column runs over 5,000 words. I read a little more than half of it in a 30-minute podcast:

 https://craphound.com/podcast/2020/09/14/ip/ 

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Here's a direct MP3 link (hosting courtesy of the @internetarchive, they'll host your stuff for free, forever, too!):

 https://archive.org/download/Cory_Doctorow_Podcast_359/Cory_Doctorow_Podcast_359_-_IP.mp3 

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And here's the feed for my podcast:

 https://feeds.feedburner.com/doctorow_podcast 

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