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Little Brother

Post by Agent Pugsly on Thu Mar 19, 2009 11:30 am
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I found this an excellent story.


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Little Brother is a novel by Cory Doctorow, published by Tor Books. It was released on April 29, 2008. The novel is about several teenagers in San Francisco who, in the aftermath of a terrorist attack on the San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge and BART system, defend themselves against what they see as the Department of Homeland Security's attacks on the Bill of Rights. The novel is also available free on the author's website, as a Creative Commons download.
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Re: Little Brother

Post by nosidius on Sun May 17, 2009 6:49 pm
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i read the book. really good, i have to say, if a bit creepy in how easily it could happen, especially considering that the gov't can't keep explosive recipes secret....... (it's impossible) and all security measures can be compromised, socially or the hardware (or any other physical system)
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Re: Little Brother

Post by Possumdude0 on Thu May 21, 2009 11:15 am
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I read the book based on this thread's recommendation.

It is an awesome book. I'm adding it right next to 1984 on my recommended reading list.
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Re: Little Brother

Post by Gangnail on Fri Mar 12, 2010 9:04 pm
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I love this book. I have it on .mp3 format as well. read, reread and reread again
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Re: Little Brother

Post by DamegedSpy on Wed Mar 17, 2010 11:18 pm
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Kudos for the nice book :-)

This remembers me of my school(Though I should really start messing with them >:-)
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Re: Little Brother

Post by Goatboy on Mon Mar 22, 2010 2:39 pm
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Just found time to start reading for enjoyment again, and I decided to start reading this based on your guys' recommendations.

Holy. Shit.

I love it. I've only just started chapter 4, but I can tell I'm going to like it. At first I thought it was going to be like Cyberpunk, where the kids are Internet gods who can launch nukes with a payphone *ahem* but this seems much more realistic.

Plus, since I love anything dealing with corrupt government practices, this is right up my alley ;)
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Re: Little Brother

Post by orwell84 on Mon Mar 22, 2010 2:47 pm
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I read through the entire thing yesterday. It was awesome.
Now I want to actually make ParanoidLinux.
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Re: Little Brother

Post by DamegedSpy on Mon Mar 22, 2010 9:11 pm
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:P
Wasn't it ParanoidBox?
What I love here are the afterwords and realism. <3
I hate hollywood >_>
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Re: Little Brother

Post by orwell84 on Mon Mar 22, 2010 9:16 pm
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DamegedSpy wrote::P
Wasn't it ParanoidBox?
What I love here are the afterwords and realism. <3
I hate hollywood >_>

No, it was ParanoidLinux, and then there was a version (that he made, I think?) called ParanoidXbox
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Re: Little Brother

Post by DamegedSpy on Tue Mar 23, 2010 12:06 am
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:S No idea. I think he only got that. I wish I got free XBoxes >_>
You can always fork from BT and make PL :P
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