Cory Doctorow is a Canadian blogger, journalist and science fiction author who serves as co-editor of the blog Boing Boing. He is an activist in favor of liberalizing copyright laws and a proponent of the Creative Commons organization, using some of their licenses for his books. Some common themes of his work include digital rights management, file sharing, Disney, and post-scarcity economics.
Cory Doctorow is a science fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger, a co-editor of Boing Boing and the author of several young-adult novels and novels for adults. His YA work includes Pirate Cinema, the New York Times-bestselling Little Brother, and its sequel Homeland; his adult novels include The Rapture of the Nerds (with Charles Stross) and Makers. He won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 2000; his debut novel Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom won the Locus Award for Best First Novel, and Little Brother won the Prometheus Award and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, among other honors. He is a former European director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and co-founded the UK Open Rights Group. Born in Toronto, Canada, he now lives in London.
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