Tech Leaders Urge Anti-Gay Discrimination Laws

More than three dozen technology-industry executives issued a joint statement urging lawmakers to enact legislation protecting gays and lesbians from discrimination, responding to controversial religious-freedom measures in states such as Indiana and Arkansas.The statement, organized by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin and released on the website of the Human Rights Campaign, was signed by executives such as Inc. Chief Executive Officer Marc Benioff, Twitter Inc. CEO Dick Costolo, EBay Inc. CEO John Donahoe and Sequoia Capital Chairman Michael Moritz.