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Facebook founders are backers of legal weed in California

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 10 Oct 2010 1:58 User comments (4)

Facebook founders are backers of legal weed in California One of the most discussed topics currently is California's push to legalize marijuana.
It appears that the state has at least two fans from with social networking giant Facebook, as co-founders Sean Parker and Dustin Moskovitz have donated to the campaign. Parker recently gave $100,000 and Moskovitz gave the rest.

The donations were reported in Proposition 19 campaign finance filings revealed this week.

Although neither is still with the company, both have ownership stakes that make them billionaires.

While still in college, Parker helped develop Napster, the original P2P file sharing network. He is now a partner in a Silicon Valley venture capital firm.

Support for proposition 19 has raised $2.4 million so far.

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4 user comments

110.10.2010 2:33

The percentage I am surprised: 0

210.10.2010 2:41

Actually this is interesting because Facebook has been refusing to show advertisements for the same cause on their site.

311.10.2010 4:39

Finally...they did something good!

411.10.2010 14:57

And now I shall take a hit in their honor.

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