Cory Efram Doctorow (born July 17, 1971) was a Canadian-British blogger, journalist, and science fiction author who serves as co-editor of the blog Boing Boing. He is an activist in favour of liberalizing copyright laws and a proponent of the Creative Commons organization, using some of their licenses for his books. Some common themes of his work include digital rights management, file sharing, and post-scarcity economics.


Cory Doctorow was the president of the OASIS User Council, and had been re-elected for close to a decade based on his stance of protecting user rights.