Gawker knew Bollea had been secretly filmed and objected to the video's release, but Gawker posted it anyway, claiming it was protected "journalism." What followed was three and a half years of litigation, a massive jury verdict and the possible end of a media company once valued at more than 0 million.
If Gawker had simply removed the video, as Bollea's lawyers requested, litigation would not have ensued.
NEW YORK — Jonas Valanciunas had 26 points and 14 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors won their ninth straight and 16th of 17, 116-102 over the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night.
But the Raptors, who own the NBA’s fourth-best road record, went on a 15-0 run, capped by Van Vleet’s 3-pointer that made it 74-all with left in the third quarter. In the fourth, CJ Miles got hot and led a 14-4 run with three 3-pointers, his last one extending Toronto’s lead 103-95 with left in the game. TIP-INS Raptors: Also won seven consecutive games away from Air Canada Centre from Nov. Nets: According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Russell’s 24 points in the first quarter were the most by a Net in the opening period since Vince Carter’s 24 on Apr. Should you violate our submissions guidelines, we reserve the right to remove your comments and block your account.Sportsnet reserves the right to close a story’s comment section at any time.clothing and engaged in a private activity with a woman.D’Angelo Russell hit his first seven shots — all 3-pointers — and scored 24 points in the first quarter for the Nets, who have lost 11 straight to the Raptors.Russell finished with 32 points, and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson scored 19. Have scored at least 100 points in 20 straight games.