Conflict of Interest  

Marc Andreessen just stepped down from the board of Dalton Caldwell’s Mixed Media Labs shortly after Caldwell accused Facebook of using underhanded negotiation tactics to silence a competitor. It is likely that Andreessen stepped down on Facebook’s request since they viewed his involvement as a conflict of interest. This is not the first time this kind of thing has occurred. Blocking Andreessen’s board participation in other companies is a tactic Facebook has used in the past to prevent competitors from benefiting from the strategic advantage his involvement offers.

 
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