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Inside: Spike Lee made a David Byrne concert movie; Board unilaterally sells Mountain Equipment "Co-op" to US private equity; 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! 


Spike Lee made a David Byrne concert movie: Stop Making American Utopia.


Board unilaterally sells Mountain Equipment "Co-op" to US private equity: This is why we can't have nice things, ever.


#15yrsago Finnish Culture Minister: citizens concerned about copyright are "terrorists" 

#10yrsago Official BBC DIY Dalek blueprints 

#10yrsago Dark Patterns: sneaky web tricks of scam artists & dirtbags 


#10yrsago Blu-Ray falls: HDCP key crack confirmed 

#10yrsago Multinational record industry shill calls Canada's new copyright bill "a license to steal" 


#5yrsago America's mass incarceration of black people: the most important essay you'll read today 

#5yrsago Notorious Islamophobic mayor of Irving, TX worried Ahmed Mohamed's arrest will negatively impact town police 


#5yrsago Han Solo in Carbonite Pop Tarts 

#5yrsago For the first time ever, a judge has invalidated a secret Patriot Act warrant 

#5yrsago Kilton Library's Tor node is back online 


#5yrsago Making while brown: Texas schoolchild arrested for bringing homemade clock to school 

#1yrago Tolkien's Lobelia Sackville-Baggins is probably a misogynist satire of women's rights campaigner Victoria Sackville-West


Yesterday's threads: A new Little Brother short story collection; EFF's 2020 Pioneer Awards; Tax havens and monopolies; Obscure Texas election could change the world; Motorcycle-part animals; 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, 

* DWeb Meetup — If Big Tech Is Toxic, How Do We Build Something Better? Sept 22, 


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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