Gawker Defies Court Order To Erase Hulk Hogan Sex Tape Post

Law360, Los Angeles (April 26, 2013, 11:00 PM EDT) -- Gawker Media LLC, citing freedom of speech protections, said Thursday that it's refusing to comply with a Florida state judge's order for the website to remove a 1,400-word post detailing Hulk Hogan's sex tape until the wrestler's copyright infringement suit against Gawker is over.

After Circuit Court Judge Pamela A. M. Campbell ordered Thursday that the site remove content pertaining to the infamous leaked tape, Gawker took down the secretly taped video. However, the website said it would not remove an accompanying narrative in which former...
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