WHAT A SCOOP! I can't believe it myself. We just learned that apparently, in a closed door meeting yesterday at Microsoft HQ in Redmond, CEO Steve Ballmer contemplated having celebrity blogger, Robert Scoble, killed.
Okay... our excellent inside sources aside, how the hell can we prove it? Well, let me tell ya. But first, by way of background, let me tell you what the flap is all about.
Wednesday, Scoble laid an egg, A BIG PHAT ONE! Okay, Okay... for all the Scoble fans out there (and I am one), a little reality: He's not perfect; He's been under a lot of stress lately; And as they say in Boston, "Dukakis happens." Scoble posted an article titled, "Why Wall Street didn't believe Steve Ballmer?"
On Thursday, March 8, 2007 at 7:41 AM, Ronn Torossian, President and CEO of 5WPR, emphatically promised that he was going to sue us. No real reason, he was just irritated by our teasing him about getting in bed with pornographer Joe Francis. Anyway, Ronn gave his obscenity-laced word that we'd see the complaint in 72 hours. It's now late by
Kathleen Durazo about A Measly $2.8 Million Goes Missing, Lawsuit Results Fri, Jul 31, 10:58:34 AM Ray Durazo (the founder) sold the company to Dan in 1999. He was not involved in any of this. He (and I) found out about the lawsuit in the LA Times. In addition to embezzling this m [...]