With September 8 being the 46th anniversary of the debut of that much loved sci-fi series Star Trek, it seemed only right to take this opportunity as an excuse to talk about the amazing George Takei.
5) He’s a Collector of Memes and Fights Internet Censorship
George Takei is a social media heavyweight, and he is also a voracious collector of memes. As someone who spends quite a lot of time on the Internet, I consider it a rare day should I stumble on something that George Takei has not already posted to his Facebook page.
Here he talks about how he built his social media platform and how he uses it for his causes:
However, when sites like Reddit and Wikipedia “went dark” earlier this year to protest so-called anti-piracy bills like SOPA, Takei joined them, saying, “There are already laws in place to deal with copyright infringement within the U.S., but so far no effective law to deal with overseas sites. The answer, however, is not to impose censorship at home. So that is why I’m going dark, for a day.”
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