Gawker Told To Delete Palin Excerpts In Copyright Row

Law360, New York (November 22, 2010, 3:33 PM EST) -- A federal judge has ordered gossip blog publisher Gawker Media LLC to remove excerpts of a yet-to-be-released book by Sarah Palin in response to a copyright infringement suit by Palin's publisher, HarperCollins Publishers LLC.

Judge Thomas P. Griesa of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York issued the preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order Saturday. Palin's book, “America by Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith, and Flag” will be released Tuesday.

HarperCollins filed suit on Friday over a Gawker post from Wednesday that...
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