I was deeply shocked to hear about the incident in munich. Though I have never written to you before, I am an avid reader of TechCrunch and your blog posts.
The value you are providing to the start up community is immense. I cannot imagine how a relatively harmless occupation such as your's can generate such vitriolic and violent responses.
Please do not stop doing what you are doing because of a few assholes. For whatever it is worth, my most sincere sympathies are with you.
It is time for the usually silent, moderate masses (such as I) to stand up and make our disgust for such behaviour known.
And whoever you are, who spat on Michael, know that you are worse than SCUM.