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Arkansas City, County Included in Duggar Family Privacy Suits

Reality TV personality Josh Duggar faced “unwarranted public scrutiny” after a magazine disclosed that sisters told police they had been molested by him years earlier, lawyers for Duggar said in a complaint in which he seeks to join his sisters’ …

Gawker, Publisher to Pay $25M in Punitive Damages in Hulk Hogan Lawsuit

A Florida jury awarded punitive damages totaling $25 million on Monday in a second blow to Gawker, coming on top of the $115 million the online news outlet must pay for posting a sex tape of the former professional wrestler …

Florida Jury Awards Hulk Hogan $115M in Sex Tape Lawsuit Against Media Company

A jury in Florida awarded wrestling star Hulk Hogan an eye-popping $115 million on Friday in his sex tape lawsuit against Gawker Media – and the award isn’t Hogan’s final round in the suit. Next up, the jury will return …

Judge Sets 2016 Trial Date for Hulk Hogan Sex Tape Lawsuit

A Florida judge set a trial date of March 2016 for a lawsuit brought by Hulk Hogan – the biggest name on pro wrestling marquees in the `80s and `90s and later a reality TV star – against the news …

Other Social Media Back Facebook in New York Privacy Case

Facebook’s fight against prosecutors over nearly 400 search warrants for users’ postings and other data is drawing support from other social media companies and civil libertarians. Lawyers for Foursquare, Kickstarter, Meetup, and Tumblr said Monday they were seeking to join …

Facebook User Data Sought by New York D.A. in Disability-Fraud Probe

Facebook Inc. was ordered by a judge last year to turn over account information of 381 users who were investigated by the Manhattan District Attorney in New York for cheating to obtain disability benefits. Facebook, the world’s most popular social-networking …

Three Mull Lawsuits in U.S. Against Murdoch’s News Corp.

Three people who believe they were targeted by a private investigator working for Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World while they were in the United States are considering suing his company in U.S. courts, a source close to the case …