In March 2016, I had the opportunity to be an expert witness in the Hulk Hogan versus Gawker trial. Gawker had published an excerpt from a tape showing Hogan engaged in sexual activity with the wife of a former friend with the colorful name of Bubba the Love Sponge (legal name not a nickname). The first round of that trial has gone to Hogan’s team with a $115 million verdict. More to come. In the mean time, here’s the article that I wrote for Re/Code at the suggestion of my friend, Peter Kafka.