October 24, 2021

Billionaire’s backing of Gawker suit raises transparency concerns

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By Ben Hancock, From The Recorder SAN FRANCISCO — Reports that Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel bankrolled Hulk Hogan’s privacy suit against gossip news site Gawker took the legal industry by surprise on Wednesday. The details also provide a window into the largely self-regulated and growing world of litigation funding. While the personalities and motives […]