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Thursday, February 9, 2012

Reddit Weighs In

At Politico, Jennifer Martinez reports:
Social news website Reddit, Wikipedia and scores of other smaller websites that went dark in protest of anti-piracy bills SOPA and PIPA helped turn the inside-the-Beltway lobbying racket on its head, Reddit’s co-founder Alexis Ohanian told POLITICO.
The outcry from Internet users proved “that Americans actually still can dictate policy and not just lobbyists,” Ohanian said, during a visit to Washington this week.