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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: How Big Oil lied about "recyclable" plastics; Levels of Interoperability; Podcasting "IP"; and more!

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My first-ever Kickstarter is on! Pre-order the audiobook and/or ebook of Attack Surface, the third Little Brother book, and help me redefine the way publishers, writers and readers deal with Big Tech monopolies! 


How Big Oil lied about "recyclable" plastics: Who killed the world?


Levels of Interoperability: More clarity from Ian Brown.


Podcasting "IP": My latest and most substantial Locus column.


#5yrsago Australian PM Abbot ousted in own-party coup 

#5yrsago "Crisis actors": a conspiracy theory that re-victimizes shooting survivors 

#5yrsago Harpo-Deetoo and Chicopio in "A Day at the Pod Races" 


#5yrsago Vivienne Westwood drives a tank to David Cameron's house 

#1yrago New York AG finds a billion dollars that the Sacklers funneled through a single bank 


#1yrago A quarter of NYC's post-2013 luxury condos are unsold 

#1yrago Majority of Americans want free college and student debt cancellation 

#1yrago This is your smartphone on feminism 


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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