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Quentin Tarantino sues Gawker over link to leaked movie script

Movie director files $1 million lawsuit against Gawker, claiming the site facilitated copyright infringement of an unproduced script published to the Internet last week.

By January 27, 2014


Gawker raises $200K to buy video of Toronto mayor allegedly smoking crack

This Indiegogo campaign has met a drug dealer's price for a video purporting to show Rob Ford getting high. But with the dealer incommunicado and police reportedly looking into a killing, we may not see the footage.

By May 27, 2013


Gawker, Reddit's Violentacrez and the internet vigilantes

When it comes to the internet, getting justice can be tricky — but taking matters into your own hands to mete out punishment should never be the answer.

By October 16, 2012


Gawker writer dons pink tutu in response to Anonymous demand

All we can say to Adrian Chen is: thanks for taking a bullet for the rest of us.

By September 4, 2012


Gawker may learn Apple is touchy about secrets

Could Apple still accuse Gizmodo and Gawker Media of violating trade-secret law? Apple has a history of suing those it believes wrongfully obtained trade secrets even if that means alienating some of the public.

By August 22, 2011


Twitter buttons disappear from Gawker redesign

Founder of the contrarian culture blog network says Facebook so overwhelmingly dominates sharing on its titles, it's been willing to cut Twitter and StumbleUpon buttons altogether.

By February 1, 2011


LinkedIn disables passwords in wake of Gawker attack

Professional-networking site takes preemptive measure to prevent users whose data was exposed in Gawker breach from having their LinkedIn accounts hijacked.

By December 14, 2010


What you need to know about the Gawker breach (FAQ)

Here's the skinny on what happened at Gawker, what to do if you might be affected, and what you should do to protect yourself when using any Web site.

By December 13, 2010


How Facebook saved some Gawker subscribers

Using a single sign-in service like Login for Facebook can eliminate the need to remember multiple passwords, but you still have to make sure you don't get phished.

By December 17, 2010


Digital City 109: Gawker hacked, prank presents, and the Blabber Meter

This week: Gawker gets hacked, and some of us are among the victims. Play along at home as we search for our e-mail addresses in the leaked username database. Later, we've got some more holiday gift ideas, and even a cool collection of prank packages to hide your goodies in.

By December 14, 2010