Digital Life

Nick O'Malley

Nick O'Malley is a senior writer and a former US correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

Uber executive.

Uber exec threatens to dig dirt on critics

An executive of a car hire service which has risen from tech start-up to $US17 billion international giant in four years declared to a dinner table that the company should spend $1 million hiring private investigators to dig up dirt on journalists to silence them.