Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit, believes that every web user has the potential to be a guardian of the Internet — a “Batman or Batwoman,” as he put it.
“You don’t need to be a billionaire with anger management issues to help save the Internet,” said Ohanian at the Personal Democracy Forum on Monday.
“[The Hero] is you, it’s always been you, it has to be you,” he added. “What [the SOPA debate did] was show that you can be the hero. Millions got together to say, ‘these bills shall not pass.'”
Ohanian drew the caped crusader analogy during a meme-filled presentation discussing the Internet community’s rise to action against the Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA, in January. Much o… Continue reading…
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