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> And [Arrington] receives a lot, and I mean lots and lots of money from microsoft, facebook and twitter.

And you know this how? (I'm not suggesting that you don't. I'm asking how you verified this information.)

Well its pretty obvious why he thinks that. Look at techcrunch.com and you'll see a big banner costing what, 100k/month(?) filled with microsoft and twitter.

However, I don't see it as a conflict of interest. He bases MS and twitter as much as anyone.

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