Founder of Wikipedia – Jimmy Wales Speaks on The Plight of Richard O’Dwyer * Hi, I am Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, and if you care about justice and the future of the Internet freedom, Demand Progress and I need your help . This will only take a few seconds, but you can really help us change things for the better. Richard O’Dwyer is a 24 year old British student at Sheffield Hallam University in the UK. He is facing extradition to the USA and up to ten years in prison , for creating a website – – which linked (similarly to a search-engine) to places to watch TV and movies online. O’Dwyer is not a US citizen, he’s lived in the UK all his life, his site was not hosted there, and most of his users were not from the US. America is trying to prosecute a UK citizen for an alleged crime which took place on UK soil. The Internet as a whole must not tolerate censorship in response to mere allegations of copyright infringement. As citizens we must stand up