From Elizabeth Holmes to banning conservatives, Silicon Valley under fire

Holmes was a media phenomenon, using her carefully crafted celebrity to defraud investors, and only a determined newspaper reporter did the digging needed to cause this house of cards to collapse.

The end of the Theranos saga comes as 大科技 is under unprecedented attack, its leading companies accused of silencing conservatives as they struggle to ban misinformation about the 新冠病毒.

And yet the likes of 推特脸书, caught in this crossfire, have suffered self-inflicted wounds by repeatedly seeming to target high-profile conservatives.

Theranos founder and former CEO Elizabeth Holmes, 中央, walks with her partner Billy Evans, 剩下, and her mother Noel Holmes as they leave the Robert F. Peckham Federal Building on Jan. 3, 2022, in San Jose, 加利福尼亚州. A jury found Elizabeth Holmes guilty on three counts of wire fraud and one count of conspiracy to defraud investors.  (盖蒂图片社)

Theranos founder and former CEO Elizabeth Holmes, 中央, walks with her partner Billy Evans, 剩下, and her mother Noel Holmes as they leave the Robert F. Peckham Federal Building on Jan. 3, 2022, in San Jose, 加利福尼亚州. A jury found Elizabeth Holmes guilty on three counts of wire fraud and one count of conspiracy to defraud investors. (盖蒂图片社)

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