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Chokepoint Capitalism: an audiobook Amazon won't sell

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Cory Doctorow

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"How Big Tech and Big Content Captured Creative Labor Markets and How We'll Win Them Back" - by Rebecca Giblin and Cory Doctorow
Backers: 2920
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Funded: $110,843 of $10,000
Dates: Aug 17th -> Sep 16th (30 days)
Project By: Cory Doctorow
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Latest News

You're on the guest-list!

September 15th - via:
We're about to kick off the Chokepoint Capitalism book-tour, and you're invited - I mean, everyone is, but especially you, our Kickstarter backers, which is to say, that for those few events with a paid ticket for admission, you are on the guest-list... (Read More)

Spotify steals from artists, a Spotify exclusive

September 12th - via:
In Chokepoint Capitalism, Rebecca and I set out to shatter the false binary that creative workers can only choose between rooting for Big Tech or Big Content, as if one flavor of monopolist will be better for us than the other. No company epitomizes... (Read More)

Wait! Chokepoint Capitalism on Audible?

September 7th - via:
If you go to Audible, you'll find that there's an "Audible Exclusive" edition of Chokepoint Capitalism for sale right now, almost a month before the book goes on sale elsewhere. What gives? Well, remember how we refused to sell on Audible because its... (Read More)

24 hours, $50,000 and over 300 library books donated - so far!

August 18th - via:
Holy. Moly. It's been a heck of a first 24 hours! We achieved our break-even goal of $10,000 in the first hour! As I type these words, we've hit over $50,000!  Even better is how this affects libraries: over 100 of you have chosen to add a donation... (Read More)

We goofed!

August 17th - via:
Well, it was inevitable that we'd get something wrong in the launch, and yup, we did. We left in the old ebook price ($15) instead of the price we'd decided on ($10). Unfortunately, there's no way to simply refund you the extra $5. I just created a... (Read More)

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