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#Gawker

# gawker - Sunday 2 July, 2017

From The42 Sex, lies and videotape: Hulk Hogan, Donald Trump and freedom of the press Nobody Speak

Sex, lies and videotape: Hulk Hogan, Donald Trump and freedom of the press

A new documentary delves into the murky world of how the powerful silence the media, with the former wrestler’s sex-tape at the centre of it.

# gawker - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

The saga is over: Gawker and Hulk Hogan settle for $31 million

The invasion-of-privacy case revolved around a sex tape posted on Gawker.com.

# gawker - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Gawker has been made tap out by Hulk Hogan's €121 million lawsuit

The site will close next week.

# gawker - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Your crash course in... The tech billionaire who took down Gawker and is now backing Trump

Peter Thiel’s decision to back Republican nominee could have something to do with ending democracy.

# gawker - Friday 10 June, 2016

Buyer steps in after Gawker goes bust over Hulk Hogan sex tape

The US media group was hit with a $140 million judgement earlier this year.

# gawker - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Facebook billionaire who backed Hogan's lawsuit says it was 'less about revenge'

Peter Thiel said he made the decision to fund a team of lawyers to help find cases against Gawker years ago.

# gawker - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Revealed: Facebook billionaire secretly backed Hulk Hogan's sex tape lawsuit

Peter Thiel has had a feud against Gawker Media since it outed him as gay in 2007.

# gawker - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Gawker challenges jury's decision to give Hulk Hogan €120 million over sex tape

They feel evidence wasn’t presented.

# gawker - Monday 21 March, 2016

Hulk Hogan has just been awarded even more cash in his sex tape lawsuit

The more wrestler was already awarded $115 million.

# gawker - Friday 27 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Americans do a blind taste test of Cadbury and Hershey's chocolate Tastiest Chocolate

Americans do a blind taste test of Cadbury and Hershey's chocolate

We Irish know which is superior, but do Americans know what they’re about to be missing?

# gawker - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# gawker - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# gawker - Friday 26 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge Timberlake apologises for 'homeless wedding congrats' video Newlyweds

Timberlake apologises for 'homeless wedding congrats' video

“You can bet your ass that I’m having my friend do at least 100 hours of community service… Boom.”

# gawker - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# gawker - Monday 15 October, 2012

Hulk Hogan to file lawsuits over sex tape

The Hulk says the tape was secretly filmed six years ago.

# gawker - Friday 5 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge 5 things we learned from Hulk Hogan's sex tape Hulkmania This post contains videos

5 things we learned from Hulk Hogan's sex tape

Does Hulk answer the phone when he’s romancing a lady? Can he smell what The Rock is cooking?

# gawker - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# gawker - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

The Evening Fix: Wednesday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# gawker - Friday 25 May, 2012

Column: How the news industry is missing the point

News organisations have lost their way. Why? Because they’ve forgotten what business they’re in, writes Dylan Collins.

# gawker - Tuesday 14 December, 2010

Gawker issues warning over users' security

Security breach also affects other sites in the Gawker group such as Gizmodo, Jezebel and Deadspin.

# gawker - Friday 30 July, 2010

HE’S THE BILLIONAIRE founder of Facebook. At 26 Mark Zuckerberg has earned billions allowing people to post their pictures and document their innermost thoughts online – but now he’s receiving a taste of his own medicine.

Leading US website Gawker decided to put Mark Zuckerberg’s thoughts on privacy to the test, following him from his home in and around Silicon Valley for a day.

Gawker’s photographer Nick Stern spent a full day trailing Zuckerberg, snapping him outside a California bar, outside his modest terrace house, going to Chinese lessons and hugging his girlfriend Priscilla Chan.

Gawker justified its paparazzi tactics saying:

“If it feels a little naughty to take such a close look into Zuckerberg’s life, remember that this is the executive who pushed the private information of Facebook’s hundreds of millions of users progressively further into the public sphere. Facebook turned users’ friends lists into public information; it asked them to either publicize their likes and interests or delete such information entirely; it removed the option to conceal their profile photos; Facebook even let some partner websites tap into profiles without asking.”

Only this week Facebook came under pressure after a security expert published the names and user IDs of over 100m users. Today The Telegraph’s Milo Yiannopoulos, former contributing editor to TechCrunch asks the question: “Is this the death of privacy?