BoingBoing’s Cory Doctorow on His New Book Context, Censorship, and More

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Nov. 30 2011 1:12 PM

BoingBoing’s Cory Doctorow on His New Book Context, Censorship, and More

Cory Doctorow, the co-editor of the singular website BoingBoing, visited the New America Foundation on Nov. 22 to discuss his new book Context: Further Selected Essays on Productivity, Creativity, Parenting, and Politics in the 21st Century, a collection of his recent writings. In a conversation with Thomas Gideon of the New America Foundation’s Open Technology Initiative, Doctorow touched on surveillance, regulating new communications technologies, the future of books, his plan to write a graphic novel about copyright, and more. Watch the full chat—which runs a little more than an hour—below.

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