|Slogan||Easily digestible tech news|
|Created by||Mike Masnick|
|Alexa rank||8,979 (December 2013[update])|
Techdirt is a blog that reports on technology trends, and related business and economic policy issues, often focusing on copyright and patent reform. The website was started in 1997 by Mike Masnick and it was originally based on the weblog Slash. Techdirt has been named among the favorite blogs of PC Magazine and has been praised for its "sharp, pithy analysis of current tech issues". The content on the blog is based on reader submissions as well as the editorial staff's picks. The website makes use of MySQL, Apache, and PHP and is hosted at ActionWeb.
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