Press: Speakeasy names new chief executive

Broadband provider Speakeasy has hired Bruce Chatterley as its president and chief executive starting Sept. 2. Speakeasy’s founder and chief executive, Mike Apgar, will move to the position of lead strategist and will remain chairman, the Seattle company said.

Focusing on the Right Thing to Do

Jay Hollett was newly hired, and I was his mentor, so he sat next to me and asked a lot of questions. We were going out on a smoke break and he had a question about what to do on one of those judgement calls.

Metallica St Anger

Anti-Metallica DDoS

After their infamous battle with Napster, Metallica decided to take the reigns of how their music was distributed digitally by partnering with Speakeasy to release it on the internet.

Press: DSL Headbangers

DSL Headbangers Metallica strikes Speakeasy Deal by Karl Bode Metallica, the band that created sparks on the information superhighway after scrapping with file trading service Napster, has struck a deal with DSL provider Speakeasy to offer live concerts and assorted other head-banging goodies on-line. The band’s latest album will contain an activation code that allows […]

Press: Speakeasy’s secret formula

The success of Speakeasy was often written about; this piece tracks the history of the company as it grew from local internet cafe to nationwide ISP.