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  • 05.26.16

These Silicon Valley VCs jumped to Peter Thiel’s defense 

Today, news broke that Peter Thiel, the Silicon Valley-based billionaire had quietly funded Hulk Hogan’s $10 million lawsuit against gossip site Gawker, because he felt it had been overly critical to other wealthy people in the public eye. Journalists, free-speech activists and others strongly excoriated Thiel, but a few venture capitalists jumped to his defense.

Here’s a sprinkling of some of the most sympathetic tweets of the day, from those in Silicon Valley who support Thiel’s war against Gawker.

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