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Today on the Daily Beat, Monday July 27, 2015: Sarah Lacy, founder and editor of the tech publication PandoDaily, speaks with us about being a previous target by the aggressive, and increasingly political, Uber Technologies, Inc. Through her years writing about start-ups in Silicon Valley, she has never had to deal with the type of personal threats Uber executives have posed on her.
A year out of the attack, she speaks with us about the right for journalists to have the freedom to critique without fearing their personal lives and the cautionary culture Uber brings to represent one of Silicon Valley’s most successful start-ups.
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