Windows DRM Not Up To Snuff, Claims BitTorrent Founder

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On the opening day of the VON conference, Bram Cohen (the founder of BitTorrent) was among several others who spoke out against digital rights management software and specifically the implementation of it in Microsoft Windows,...

Freenode's founder passed away

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Neowin has just gotten word that the Creator of the Freenode IRC network, Rob Levin (aka lilo) has passed away. Although there is not much information yet on the subject, this is what fellow Freenode...

We Were Evil, Google Founder Admits

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Google Inc. co-founder Sergey Brin acknowledged the dominant internet company has compromised its principles by accommodating Chinese censorship demands. He said Google is wrestling to make the deal work before deciding whether to reverse course....

Audiogalaxy founder tries new P2P venture

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Two years after finding his way off the recording industry's "most wanted" list, Audiogalaxy founder Michael Merhej is back with a new peer-to-peer software venture. The Austin, Texas, programmer's new company, ByteTaxi,...

Netscape Founder Says Web Browsing Innovation Dead

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Thanks Quick Reply. Marc Andreessen, co-creator of the pioneering Web browser Mosaic, said he laments that innovation has all but ceased on this essential piece of software that makes surfing the Net possible. "There...

Linux founder opens door to DRM

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Linus Torvalds, the founder of the Linux operating system, threw a curve ball into the open-source programming community Thursday. In a posting sent to a key Linux-focused e-mail list, he outlined a...

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