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Oculus Founder Receives Death Threats After Selling Out! Facebook Is Now A Part of the Virtual Reality World!

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Based on the immediate reaction to Tuesday’s surprise announcement that Facebook is buying VR headset maker Oculus, you’d have thought the move was effectively a death sentence for what was previously the most promising virtual reality technology in decades. At the extremes, some particularly vitriolic commenters even felt comfortable enough to suggest the death sentence should extend to the technology’s creators and their families.

“We expected a negative reaction from people in the short term, [but] we did not expect to be getting so many death threats and harassing phone calls that extended to our families,” Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey said in a reddit post this weekend.

[Source](http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/03/oculus-founder-didnt-expect-so-many-death-threats-after-facebook-deal/)

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