Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow ( is the co-editor of Boing Boing: A Directory of Wonderful Things ( and is the outreach coordinator for the Electronic Frontier Foundation ( Cory is a prolific and award-winning science fiction writer; his first novel, Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom, will be published by Tor books in late 2002. He is a regular contributor to Wired magazine and a columnist for the O'Reilly Network.

Posts by Cory Doctorow

"Ships Running Aground in a Storm," Ludolf Bakhuizen, 1690s.

Security and feudalism: Own or be pwned

Cory Doctorow says the Electronic Frontier Foundation is fighting for a future where our devices can be configured to do our bidding and where security researchers are always free to tell us what they’ve learned.


How you got here

Open licenses have served us well for more than two decades, but Cory Doctorow says they need help if we’re going to survive the era in which computers invade our structures and our bodies.