About Cory Doctorow
Cory Efram Doctorow is a Canadian-British blogger, journalist, and science fiction author. He is an activist in favour of liberalising copyright laws and a proponent of the Creative Commons organization, using some of their licences for his books. Some common themes of his work include digital rights management, file sharing, and post-scarcity economics.
Doctorow served as Canadian Regional Director of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 1999.
His ‘Down and Out...’ was nominated for a Nebula Award, and won the Locus Award for Best First Novel in 2004. ‘0wnz0red’ was nominated for the 2004 Nebula Award for Best Novelette.