Nick Denton

Report: Gawker Exploring Lawsuit Against Peter Thiel

Gawker may be preparing a lawsuit against tech entrepreneur and billionaire Peter Thiel after he funded Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against the news outlet earlier this year, resulting in the company and its founder filing for bankruptcy.

Peter Thiel, pictured October 3, 2011, acknowledged he is working with lawyers to find and help "victims" of Gawker Media, whose Valleywag site in 2007 revealed he is homosexua

Gawker Traffic Plummets to New Lows

Even as they engage in a desperate attempt to tarnish Peter Thiel, the libertarian tech billionaire who financed Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against them, the once-mighty Gawker Media empire has seen its traffic drop to new lows. According to Variety, Gawker’s traffic

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Hulk Hogan Versus Gawker: Case Highlights

Hulkamania has run wild on Gawker. After deliberating for less than four hours, a jury in Pinellas County, Florida, has just awarded the former WWE champ an eye-watering $115 million dollars over the gossip blog’s decision to publish his sex tape in 2012.

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