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House Passes CISPA, Jumpstarting Cyber Privacy Debate All Over Again

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Photo: Conservativedailynews.com Amidst the media’s Boston Marathon suspect screwup, the D.C. ricin scares, and the Senate’s rejection of gun background checks, one bit of news quietly slipped through: the House of Representatives passed CISPA, the cyber security bill that tackles the government’s ability to monitor personal information users give to...
House Passes CISPA, Jumpstarting Cyber Privacy Debate All Over Again
Reddit founder describes riding the 'Internet 2012 Bus Tour' to stir internet activisim
Cheating and deception are at Reddit’s core, founder reveals

Linstapaper and Linstagrams: Popular Web Apps Now Rife with Linsanity

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Jeremy Lin may be the most popular athlete in history whose physical skills are equally proportional to his consummate nerdiness. One example: The Landry Fields/Jeremy Lin "Nerdshake." For another, just look to his fanbase, which apparently includes coders and the tech-savvy users they cater to, both of whom are...
Linstapaper and Linstagrams: Popular Web Apps Now Rife with Linsanity

A Day In The Life Of Alexis Ohanian, Hero Of The Internet

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Alexis Ohanian co-founded Reddit, and sold it to Conde Nast. Now he has a new publishing venture, Breadpig, and he's turned into chief evangelist of the Internet. When the SOPA/PIPA debates were raging, Ohanian was one of the must public voices fighting against the legislation. As one of the busiest,...
A Day In The Life Of Alexis Ohanian, Hero Of The Internet

The Heartbreaking Backstory To The Founding Of Reddit

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It took Reddit co-founders Alexis Ohanian and Steve Huffman three weeks to build the "front page of the web." But within a month of building the site, Ohanian received terrible news from his father His mother had a seizure, and doctors discovered an inoperable tumor in her brain. The first...
The Heartbreaking Backstory To The Founding Of Reddit
42Floors Raises $5M From Dave McClure, Alexis Ohanian, Others, Expands Office Search Site To New York

Booting Up: Peter Thiel Wants YOU to Apply for His '20 Under 20′

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Rise and shine! (Photo: flickr.com/katerha) “You don’t want your analytical efforts to be obvious because voters get creeped out.” Data mining in politics is harder than it looks. [New York Times] It’s “20 under 20″ time once more! If you’ve just gotten to freshman year and you absolutely hate it...
Booting Up: Peter Thiel Wants YOU to Apply for His '20 Under 20′
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian and Tim Wu are On The Verge June 21st, 2012
LeVar Burton will be On The Verge with Alexis Ohanian and Tim Wu!

Defending the Internet: Alexis Ohanian and Eli Pariser discuss keeping the Web open

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Today at Social Media Week headquarters in NYC, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian and The Filter Bubble author Eli Pariser took to the stage to discus how Internet users can work together to create a more open Web. As you’ll see in the video below, Ohanian explains that the Internet is...
Defending the Internet: Alexis Ohanian and Eli Pariser discuss keeping the Web open

Guy Who Copied Digg Slams Digg For Copying Twitter

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One of the founders of Reddit, a Digg-clone, openly criticized Digg founder Kevin Rose yesterday for his plans to implement “me-too” features into the new version of the service. We consider this to be absurd and rather impolite. Yesterday we discovered a video showing some of the features of the...
Guy Who Copied Digg Slams Digg For Copying Twitter

Here's The Latest Piece Of Legislation That Has The Tech Community Up In Arms

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Remember SOPA and PIPA? They were laws introduced in the past two years that could have fundamentally altered the way the internet functions in an effort to curb piracy, but were effectively discontinued after vocal protest and online petitioning. Now we're met with CISPA. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection...
Here's The Latest Piece Of Legislation That Has The Tech Community Up In Arms
Ex-Googlers Launch Sift Science, A Fraud-Fighting System For Websites, Backed By $5.5M In Funding From Union Square, First Round, YC & Others

Mobile Video Sharing App Socialcam Acquired By Autodesk For $60 Million

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There’s been a race on over the last year among mobile video sharing apps, many of which have sought to replicate the same type of success that Instagram had with photo sharing. We’ve seen a number of startups — like Socialcam, Viddy, and Klip — trying to attract new users...
Mobile Video Sharing App Socialcam Acquired By Autodesk For $60 Million

Got Questions? Thanks to YEC's Startup Lab, You Can Ask an Entrepreneur

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Note the whiteboard. (Photo: YEC) It’s awfully hard to learn entrepreneurship out of a book, or even out of Hacker News comment threads. Sometimes, you just need to pin down someone who’s been there for an answer. But not every newbie has access to a high-powered mentor. That’s where the...
Got Questions? Thanks to YEC's Startup Lab, You Can Ask an Entrepreneur

21 year-old CEO aims to be the 'next Disney,' starting with an iPhone game

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale What’s cute, furry, and iOS all over? MinoMonsters! MinoMonsters is a mobile gaming startup that released major updates to the game today and shared some news surrounding the company’s progress. MinoMonsters is a Pokemon-inspired game where users collect,...
21 year-old CEO aims to be the 'next Disney,' starting with an iPhone game

Reddit Cofounder's 'Bat Signal For The Internet' Will Make The Next SOPA Protest A Snap

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Alexis Ohanian is basically an Internet superhero already for creating Reddit, the insanely popular news-discussion website. Now he's formed the Internet Defense League, an organization which aims to mobilize the audiences of popular websites against legislation which threatens their interests. Ohanian described the IDL to Forbes as a "Bat-Signal for...
Reddit Cofounder's 'Bat Signal For The Internet' Will Make The Next SOPA Protest A Snap

Reddit founder shames Digg founder with an old magazine and a Biggie quote

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Despite being the co-founder of one of the biggest and most highly active discussion forums on the Internet, Reddit’s Alexis Ohanian is a pretty modest dude. And when I say Reddit is “highly active” I mean it generates over 2 billion monthly page views and attracts more than 35,000,000 monthly...
Reddit founder shames Digg founder with an old magazine and a Biggie quote

Startup News: Two Regular New Yorkers Disrupt Christmas and Alexis Ohanian Just Wants to Park his Car

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Mr. Ohanian (Photo: Twitter) r/findmeaparkingspace ParkWhiz, the Chicago company that enables users to find and reserve guaranteed parking spaces before reaching their destination, today announced that it has closed a $2 million Series A round of funding led by Hyde Park Venture Partners. Reddit’s Alexis Ohanian also took place in the...
Startup News: Two Regular New Yorkers Disrupt Christmas and Alexis Ohanian Just Wants to Park his Car

YC-Backed Hipset Launches YouTube Network to Help Clients Like Tyga, Soulja Boy, and Rob Zombie Make Money Off YouTube

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(Photo: Instagram/Mazy) At this point, it seems fair to say that celebrity-associated tech startups occupy their own stratum of Startupland. There’s the celebrity-backed startup, benefitting from the digital ambitions of investors like Scooter Braun, Ashton Kutcher, and Lady Gaga. The celebrity “cofounded” company (see: half the startups in Los Angeles)....
YC-Backed Hipset Launches YouTube Network to Help Clients Like Tyga, Soulja Boy, and Rob Zombie Make Money Off YouTube
Crowdfunding Platform Crowdtilt Lands $12M From Sean Parker, Andreessen & More; Now Acquiring To Expand Into Mobile
Startup News: You Can Still Erase Your Ex In Time for Valentine's Day

Reddit Cofounder Alexis Ohanian Taps Kickstarter And The Chambers Brothers To Prove Music Industry Wrong

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For the ailing lead singer of The Chambers Brothers, Lester Chambers, a Kickstarter campaign is a way to fund a new album. For Ohanian, who's rallied opponents of SOPA and PIPA, it's an exercise in the value of the open Internet. In March, a photo hit the web showing...
Reddit Cofounder Alexis Ohanian Taps Kickstarter And The Chambers Brothers To Prove Music Industry Wrong
On The Verge, episode 007: LeVar Burton, Alexis Ohanian, Tim Wu

Yuri Milner, Dave Morin, SV Angel, Crunchfund And More Hook Up Pair With $4.2M

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For a social network that’s, for lack of a better term, monogamous, social network for couples Pair has just raised funding from so many high-profile investors I’m having trouble picking who to include in this headline, and seriously running out of the room. Investors in the company’s recent $4.2 million...
Yuri Milner, Dave Morin, SV Angel, Crunchfund And More Hook Up Pair With $4.2M
Tech leaders push for gun control with SOPA protests as a model

EXEC fields over 60 requests for #execfounders, adds another founder into the mix

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We told you about a new charity initiative from San Francisco based EXEC a few days ago, which allows you to “rent” time from some of the top founders in the valley for $100 an hour, with the money going directly to Donors Choose. Initially, the founders involved were Alexis...
EXEC fields over 60 requests for #execfounders, adds another founder into the mix
Funding Daily: Holiday Party Mix

What Do You Do After You Beat SOPA? Throw A Party, Of Course

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What do you do after you beat SOPA? You throw a fun party at SXSW.  Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian was joined by tech guys from Google, Quora, and other companies, and key players from Washington D.C., at the "Don't Mess With The Internet Party." Even though many people at the party bonded...
What Do You Do After You Beat SOPA? Throw A Party, Of Course
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