Jul 022015
 July 2, 2015  Posted by  Breaches, Court

Ed Krayewski reports:

On Tuesday, July 6, a case opens in a courthouse in Florida that could have profound effects on the exercise of free speech on the Internet: Long-time professional wrestler Hulk Hogan is suing Gawker Media for $100 million—enough to put the company out of business—for posting a 90-second excerpt of a sex tape filmed in 2006. The salaciousness of the story aside, this case has the potential to chill all sorts of reporting on wealthy and powerful individuals based on private documents and materials obtained by members of the press.

Read more on Reason.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.