Enlarge / Robert Scoble, as seen in 2013. (credit: Thomas Hawk)
In a Wednesday blog post, Robert Scoble, the Silicon Valley pundit who was recently publicly accused of sexual assault and harassment, now claims that he didn’t sexually harass anyone because they were never his employees.
“I don’t have employees, I don’t cut checks for investment,” he wrote. “None of the women who came forward were ever in a position where I could make or break their careers.
Sexual Harassment requires that I have such power.”
When Ars asked Scoble how he came to his understanding of what did and did not constitute sexual harassment, he did not directly respond but wrote in an e-mail that “the legal definition of sexual harassment has to do with the power position of the two people.”
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