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Billionaire Peter Thiel’s attack on Gawker is called “champerty,” and it used to be illegal

Date: May 26, 2016
Author: Caterina Fake
QUOTE: Billionaire Peter Thiel appears to be helping to fund Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker Media. But the lawsuit and its outcome are a mere sideshow to the main story, which is that this case is a terrifying development for those of us who value a free, democratic media.

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