Peter Thiel justifies suit bankrupting Gawker, claiming to defend journalism

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Peter Thiel justifies suit bankrupting Gawker, claiming to defend journalism

In a New York Times op-ed, Thiel justified bankrolling the Hulk Hogan sex-tape lawsuit by saying Gawker repeatedly violated people’s privacy, including his own

Tech billionaire Peter Thiel defended his decision to finance a lawsuit that bankrupt Gawker Media on Monday, saying the news site was willing “to exploit the internet without moral limits” and “did something beyond the pale” by publishing a former wrestler’s sex tape.

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Posted By: theguardian.com

Date Posted: Thu, 18 Aug 2016, 02:42 pm

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