Quote of the day: Nerds 'are my people'

Craigslist founder Craig Newmark, in a story about his recent feistiness over issues like Net neutrality, said his affinity with marginalized groups comes from growing up a nerd, complete with pocket protector and glasses held together by electrical tape.

"The nerd people as a nation are my people," Newmark said. "That means I can identify, to one extent or another, with people who are left out or disenfranchised. I've never been disenfranchised all that much. I'm speaking a little bit out of turn, I know. But what that means is I know I need to pay attention to people who are seriously left out."

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