Mike Masnick

Mike is the founder and CEO of Floor64 and editor of the Techdirt blog.

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So many countries—including the US—are retreating into nonsense nationalistic stances that focus on locking up ideas and keeping things for "ourselves," rather than opening things up to the world and sharing broadly. What a shame. (Photo: CDC) Views
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
US Covid-19 Vaccine Data Should Be Shared With the Whole World—Not Locked Up
The NY Times had a report over the weekend about how the US government was gearing up to accuse China of using cyberattacks to get at COVID-19 vaccine data: The F.B.I. and the Department of Homeland Security are preparing to issue a warning that China’s most skilled hackers and spies are working to...
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Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Senate Rejects All CISA Amendments Designed To Protect Privacy, Reiterating That It's A Surveillance Bill
In case you weren't already convinced that CISA is a surveillance bill masquerading as a cybersecurity bill, today the Senate rejected four separate amendments to the bill that attempted to better protect the privacy of Americans. Senator Wyden had an amendment to require the removal of personal...
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