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

Each year, @EFF gives out its #PioneerAward, "recognizing leaders on the electronic frontier who are extending freedom and innovation in the realm of information technology." I was enormously privileged to receive one in 2007 and it is one of my most treasured honors.

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This year's award winners are standouts (as always)!

 https://www.eff.org/awards/pioneer/2020 

* Joy Buolamwini, Dr Timnit Gebru, Deborah Raji:

Their research on race/gender bias in facial analysis laid the groundwork for a movement banning law enforcement’s use of face surveillance.

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* Danielle Blunt

Co-founder of Hacking//Hustling, a collective of sex workers and accomplices working at the intersection of tech and social justice to interrupt state surveillance and violence facilitated by technology.

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* The Open Technology Fund Community

OTF has fostered a global community and provided support—both monetary and in-kind—to more than 400 projects that seek to combat censorship and repressive surveillance.

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* Redstickman

Founded the infamous Ambient Mafia in November of 1999, and they’ve taken over chillrooms in the San Francisco Bay Area by storm with their chunky and funky downtempo beats.

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This year's Pioneers are livestreaming on Twitch (simulcast on Facebook Live, Twitter, and YouTube Live) on Oct 15, 5:30-7:30PM Pacific. It's free to attend, with a requested, optional, $10 donation.

 https://supporters.eff.org/civicrm/event/register?id=270&reset=1 

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