Writing on techcrunch.com, Arrington, 38, said an unidentified man "walked up to me and quite deliberately spat in my face" on Tuesday at the Digital, Life, Design conference he was attending in Munich, Germany. HOWEVER, Arrington said he will attend the upcoming World Economic Forum in Davos
IPBiz has criticized TechCrunch positions on patent reform: TechCrunch wrong on reform
from 14 Jan 08: http://www.techcrunch.com/2008/01/14/patent-reform-act-focuses-on-the-wrong-problem/
AFP also stated: Arrington, a former lawyer who has been cited as one of the most influential voices in Silicon Valley by several leading US publications, also said that last year, "an off balance individual threatened to kill me and my family."