A Federal District Court judge granted Gawker’s motion to dismiss in case stemming from the news site’s linking to leaked copies of Quentin Tarantino’s latest screenplay, The Hateful Eight, in January. The judge concluded that Tarantino didn’t demonstrate that Gawker’s linking to the anonymously posted script “either caused, induced or materially contributed to the alleged direct infringement” of Tarantino’s copyright. The auteur has until May 1 to amend his complaint.

[ Source: Ars Technica ]