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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 Jan. 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 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 Sep. 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 Aug. 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 Feb. 1, 2011


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 Dec. 17, 2010


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 Dec. 14, 2010


Gawker wrestles with reader data breach, hacking

Readers' passwords are compromised in data breach, then the site itself is hacked with links to its purported source code said to be posted at The Pirate Bay.

By Dec. 12, 2010


Gawker shakes up blog format, sales department

Gawker Media is moving to a new format for its blogs that turns the reading experience into something resembling more of an RSS reader. Will readers bite?

By Nov. 30, 2010