Techdirt is creating a podcast about innovation
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The Techdirt Podcast is a place where we explore a variety of topics each week, involving technology, innovation, policy, economics, business models and much, much more.

If you're new to the podcast, check out our recent episodes on the Facebook "filter bubble"the (hopefully short) future of software patents, and the many reasons to pardon Edward Snowden — or check out the full list of 100 episodes and counting.



We've been making the podcast for two years with no funding, and now we're bringing it to Patreon so our fans can support us on a monthly basis. Patrons who support us at various levels will receive access to exclusive bonus episodes, special perks on the Techdirt blog, the ability to ask questions to be answered on the podcast, and more.

The first patron-only bonus episode is coming in January, and that's when we'll be answering our first batch of questions too — so become a patron today if you don't want to miss out!

Your support will help us expand the podcast, starting with our first goal of creating full transcripts of all future episodes. Thanks for listening!

Follow the Techdirt Podcast on Soundcloud, subscribe via iTunes or Google Play, or grab the RSS feed. You can also keep up with all the latest episodes on Techdirt.
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Patron-Only Bonus Episodes
$1 or more per month 71 patrons
All patrons pledging $1 per month or more get access to exclusive bonus episodes (at least one every year, maybe more!) The first bonus episode is available now to all new and existing patrons.
Ask Questions + Techdirt Crystal Ball
$5 or more per month 44 patrons
At $5 per month and up, patrons are able to submit questions each week for a chance to have them answered on the podcast, plus you get advance access to posts on Techdirt via the Techdirt Crystal Ball.
The Techdirt Watercooler
$10 or more per month 17 patrons
At $10 per month and up, you get a subscription to the Techdirt Watercooler: a special members-only feature on the Techdirt blog that grants access to our Insider Chat as well as advance viewing of posts via the Crystal Ball.
Behind The Curtain
$20 or more per month 7 patrons
At $20 per month and up, you get our top-tier subscription features on the Techdirt blog. Behind The Curtain membership includes the Insider Chat, the Crystal Ball Plus with even more early access to posts, and more.
Listen In, Live!
$100 or more per month 0 patrons
How can we properly express our appreciation for this kind of support? At the very least, we can offer you a standing invitation to listen in on our podcast recording sessions from wherever you are (we record online). Plus all the subscription features from the lower tiers, of course.
Goals
$638 of $2,000 per month
First Goal: Episode Transcripts
At $2000 per month, we'll commission full professional transcripts for all future episodes and release them for free on Techdirt.
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The Techdirt Podcast is a place where we explore a variety of topics each week, involving technology, innovation, policy, economics, business models and much, much more.

If you're new to the podcast, check out our recent episodes on the Facebook "filter bubble"the (hopefully short) future of software patents, and the many reasons to pardon Edward Snowden — or check out the full list of 100 episodes and counting.



We've been making the podcast for two years with no funding, and now we're bringing it to Patreon so our fans can support us on a monthly basis. Patrons who support us at various levels will receive access to exclusive bonus episodes, special perks on the Techdirt blog, the ability to ask questions to be answered on the podcast, and more.

The first patron-only bonus episode is coming in January, and that's when we'll be answering our first batch of questions too — so become a patron today if you don't want to miss out!

Your support will help us expand the podcast, starting with our first goal of creating full transcripts of all future episodes. Thanks for listening!

Follow the Techdirt Podcast on Soundcloud, subscribe via iTunes or Google Play, or grab the RSS feed. You can also keep up with all the latest episodes on Techdirt.

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Tiers
Patron-Only Bonus Episodes
$1 or more per month 71 patrons
All patrons pledging $1 per month or more get access to exclusive bonus episodes (at least one every year, maybe more!) The first bonus episode is available now to all new and existing patrons.
Ask Questions + Techdirt Crystal Ball
$5 or more per month 44 patrons
At $5 per month and up, patrons are able to submit questions each week for a chance to have them answered on the podcast, plus you get advance access to posts on Techdirt via the Techdirt Crystal Ball.
The Techdirt Watercooler
$10 or more per month 17 patrons
At $10 per month and up, you get a subscription to the Techdirt Watercooler: a special members-only feature on the Techdirt blog that grants access to our Insider Chat as well as advance viewing of posts via the Crystal Ball.
Behind The Curtain
$20 or more per month 7 patrons
At $20 per month and up, you get our top-tier subscription features on the Techdirt blog. Behind The Curtain membership includes the Insider Chat, the Crystal Ball Plus with even more early access to posts, and more.
Listen In, Live!
$100 or more per month 0 patrons
How can we properly express our appreciation for this kind of support? At the very least, we can offer you a standing invitation to listen in on our podcast recording sessions from wherever you are (we record online). Plus all the subscription features from the lower tiers, of course.