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Benner on Tech: Parsing a Sexual Assault Suit

Katie Benner’s roundup of the most interesting things in tech, today.

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Last week, a former Stanford University student, Elise Clougherty, filed an explosive sexual assault and harassment lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco against Formation 8 Partners' co-founder Joe Lonsdale, one of Silicon Valley’s most prominent venture capitalists. Lonsdale filed a counterclaim for defamation. (Here’s Clougherty's complaint, and Lonsdale’s counterclaim.)