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This article was published on May 7, 2012


Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian won’t invest in Facebook due to its CISPA support

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian won’t invest in Facebook due to its CISPA support
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Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian visited CNN today and discussed Facebook’s upcoming IPO, saying that he’ll be holding off on investing in the company due to its support of CISPA.

Ohanian, whose thoughts are very respected in the tech community, had some interesting insight into how Mark Zuckerberg might have to change his ways once the company goes public. It’s an interesting clip, so definitely have a look:

CISPA recently passed the House and is awaiting review by the Senate. President of the United States, Barack Obama is said to be willing to veto the bill if necessary.

Check out our interview with Alexis Ohanian from this year’s TNW conference, as well as his keynote speech.

Here’s what you need to know about CISPA

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