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Cory Doctorow, Canadian blogger, writer. Named one of Top 25 Web Celebs, Forbes magazine, 2006, 2007; recipient John W. Campbell award for Best New Writer, 2000. Board director Participatory Culture Foundation, Open Rights Group, MetaBrainz Foundation; Member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (Canadian Regional Director 1999).

Background

Doctorow, Cory was born on July 17, 1971 in Toronto, Canada.

Career

Co-founder free software company Opencola (sold to Open Text Corporation), 1999—2003. Director European Affairs Electronic Frontier Foundation, London, 2002—2006, fellow, since 2006. Co-editor BoingBoing.com blog.

Host, creator Craphound.com blog. Canadian Fulbright chair in Public Diplomacy University of California at Los Angeles Center on Public Diplomacy, 2006—2007. Board director Technorati, Inc., Onion Networks.

Fellow Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Membership

Board director Participatory Culture Foundation, Open Rights Group, MetaBrainz Foundation. Member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (Canadian Regional Director 1999).