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CNET Co-Founder Halsey Minor Files for Personal Bankruptcy

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Technology entrepreneur and Charlottesville native Halsey Minor has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

The Wall Street Journal reports that the University of Virginia graduate has filed in a Los Angeles federal court.

Minor is founder of CNET, a technology website that reviews various computer products.CNET was sold for nearly $2 billion in 2008.

Minor's company has suffered a number of high dollar investments in recent years including the Landmark Hotel project, which sat uncompleted on the downtown mall  for years before an Atlanta-based developer won the hotel in a bankruptcy auction last year.

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