Mike Masnick, a firebrand for the pursuit of alternative business models in media distribution, is trying to pool new ideas to help artists support their work.
Mike Masnick of the blog Techdirt is one of the Web's most outspoken critics of copyright owners, but that doesn't stop him from trying to save them.
Michael Masnick, CEO of Techdirt, discusses how his event produces dialogue between Silicon Valley start-ups. Also, check out one of the demos from Jumpcut, an online video-remix and production suite.
Techdirt thinks that it's a bad idea to require U.S. universities to pay a blanket license for their students' music downloads from file-sharing services. Here's why I disagree.
After alleging that 22 people linked to bootleg recordings of his concerts, the pop artist dismisses the far-fetched lawsuit.
If a recently leaked document is any indication, the US National Security Agency -- or its UK counterpart -- appears to have put on a Google suit to gather intelligence.
The brand's next generation of single-serve coffeemakers won't be brewing anything other than Keurig-approved pods.
Here's a satirical "ad" that aims to expose some of the inner thinking of your local cable company. Tagline: You won't like it and there's no other option.
NSA whistleblower thanks the Ecuadorian government for arranging passage to Russia and says he remains committed to publishing information about PRISM.
Currently, the US government's online presence needs help. The world is offering assistance. Russia's Pirate Party is happy to host NASA's Web site, especially as this week is NASA's 55th birthday.