Snippy Twitter exchange exposes tech tension over Gaza

High-tech can claim its first “victim” in the war between Israel and Gaza terrorists.

A heated exchange on Twitter between venture capitalist giant Paul Graham and supporters of Israel, could delay plans by Graham’s Y Combinator’s accelerator to recruit in Israel.

Tweets posted by Graham that described the destruction wrought by the IDF in Gaza, but without any citations of Hamas attacks on Israel. That led heavyweight Israeli venture capital figure Roi Carthy to announce he was withdrawing an offer to help Y Combinator (YC) recruit potential participants in Israel….

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I cannot locate his tweet or the one by “reuben e katz.” This is all I could find.

This Washington Post graphic helps us visualize the death toll of the current #Gaza fighting. http://t.co/GUHqRFZm3X pic.twitter.com/JM8jZ7wyhN
— Kenneth Roth (@KenRoth) July 22, 2014

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