Netflix CEO and Founder Donates Over $245,000 to Defelonize Drug Possession in California

Reed Hastings, Founder and CEO of Netflix, has donated nearly a quarter netflixof a million dollars to Proposition 47, an initiative being voted on next month in California which would defelonize personal drug possession, in addition to other non-violent crimes such as petty theft.

The contribution (which was $246,664.20 to be exact) is the second highest from an individual donor; only Molly Munger has given more at over $325,447.82. The largest overall contribution comes from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which has donated over $3 million. This is according to the most recent campaign finance filings.

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