Skip to comments.Gawker reports Rob Ford alleged crack video may be 'gone'
Posted on 06/05/2013 10:19:30 PM PDT by Arthurio
The editor of Gawker, the U.S. gossip website that has led efforts to purchase and bring to light a purported video of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking what appears to be crack cocaine, now says its main contact fears the footage is "gone."
"At the end of last week, after a long silence, the video's owner reached out to the intermediary we have been dealing with. [The owner] told [the intermediary] the video is 'gone,'" wrote John Cook in an update posted Tuesday.
Cook said the message from the video's owner, conveyed to Gawker via the middle man, was: "'It's gone. Leave me alone.'"
In his online post, Cook also said the media attention may have scared the owner of the alleged video.
(Excerpt) Read more at cbc.ca ...
Deliberate libel or cover up?
I would say ‘deliberate libel.’
I would say libel. How does a digital video disappear?
The guy who shot Jesse James?
Does that mean the LA Times has it?
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