Tech blogger Arrington steps back, citing death threat and abuse
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TechCrunch blogger-in-chief Michael Arrington is stepping back from his blog, citing a death threat and physical abuse, according to a blog post. Arrington wrote that he is used to constant pressure from companies to hear their pitches, but when he was spat on this week in Munich, he decided enough is enough. He also said a death threat was lodged against him and his family last summer. Arrington will blog through the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and then put away his keyboard for awhile.
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