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Cory Doctorow Novel Pulled From School Reading For 'Questioning Authority'

Posted at 7:09AM Wednesday 11 Jun 2014

Little Brother, Cory Doctorow's novel about teenagers rebelling against the surveillance state, has been pulled from a school reading programme in Florida this summer following what the author said were concerns from the school's principal over its questioning of authority and its "lauding" of hacker culture.

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