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The Way Forward for


Publication Date: 
May 15, 2013
Op-Ed or News Article
Bibliography: Vivek Wadhwa, The Way Forward for, Washington Post, May 15, 2013.


Silicon Valley venture capitalist Vinod Khosla expressed his concerns about the lobbying tactics employed by the new advocacy organization in a tweet, asking if the organization would “prostitute … values” to achieve its goals:

Khosla isn’t alone when it comes to expressing disapproval with the organization started by Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Many others in the technology world expressed their outrage towards the advocacy group on Twitter, in public forums and advertisements. A number of liberal organizations have called for a boycott of the group, and one of the most prominent members, Tesla and PayPal co-founder Elon Musk, has withdrawn his support for the organization.