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Silicon Valley protesters target home of Google Ventures partner

Sam Shead | April 10, 2014
Silicon Valley protests against lucrative technology companies continued over the weekend as campaigners visited the home of Google Ventures partner Kevin Rose, where they held up a sign calling him a "parasite" and distributed leaflets with the same message.

On the other side of the Atlantic, property prices in Shoreditch, East London, where much of the UK's technology sector is clustered, property prices have risen in the same way that they have in Silicon Valley, forcing many people to relocate their homes and busiensses.

While London's best-paid tech workers, some of whom are on six and even seven figure salaries, have gone relatively unscathed to date, this could change as those in the industry start to command even higher salaries.

 

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