August 7th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Tech sites Techdirt and Boing Boing are NOT impressed with a series of anti-piracy advertisements produced by Universal Music in Brazil. The ads are static images of gory body parts – a ripped-out eyeball,...

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May 30th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Techdirt founder Mike Masnick has delivered his latest stinging criticism of music rightsholders, in a response to a paper on copyright and innovation that was published last year.

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January 24th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge


In January 2012, Techdirt founder Mike Masnick published a report called The Sky Is Rising, a survey of the global entertainment industry that took a notably positive approach to growth in the last decade....

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January 30th, 2012 by Stuart Dredge


Mike Masnick took the stage at Midem this afternoon. He’s impossible to liveblog but fascinating to listen to: fizzing with ideas and speaking fast. We’ll do our best. “The industry is...

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July 22nd, 2009 by Music Ally


Techdirt editor Mike Masnick has become a high-profile figure in the digital music industry, thanks to some sparky presentations and the odd row with the RIAA.

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February 6th, 2009 by Music Ally

One of the best sessions at MidemNet this year was Mike Masnick's 15-minute presentation on the various innovative projects being done by Nine Inch Nails mainman Trent Reznor.I frankly struggled to...

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