In one of the most disquieting remarks ever to emerge from the hothouse of Silicon Valley, Uber senior Vice President Emil Michael has threatened to hire “opposition researchers” to dig up dirt on journalists who oppose his company

Michael floated the notion of spending $1 million on looking into “your personal lives, your families”, according to BuzzFeed

“Nobody would know it was us,” he reportedly added. Michael’s remarks were made at a private off-the-record dinner in New York Friday

Michael, who came to Uber a year ago after serving as the COO of Klout and a senior adviser at the White House, reportedly focused his investigation suggestions on Pando Daily founder Sarah Lacy, who has …

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