Phone Hacking

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One Convicted, One <em>Cleared</em>

LONDON - It was a simple trick — punching in passcodes to listen to messages left on other people's phones.For years the illegal technique, known as phone hacking, helped Britain's News of the World t...

Off With the FT's Head

I am groggy with disbelief at the London Financial Times' suggestion that British justice should now, having preserved its virtue and a reasonable facsimile of due process for centuries, adopt the American plea bargain, at least in corporate matters.
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13th Arrest In Phone Hacking Scandal

LONDON - British police made a new arrest Thursday in the country's tabloid phone hacking scandal, amid fresh scrutiny of Rupert Murdoch's media empire after newly disclosed documents appeared to cont...
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Arch-Rival of Murdoch's UK Tabloids Announces Probe Into Own Hacking Allegations

LONDON - Britain's Trinity Mirror newspaper group on Tuesday announced a review into its editorial procedures following the explosion of the tabloid phone hacking scandal at its News International rival.Trinity Mirror PLC spokesman Nick Fullagar said Tuesday that the inquiry was not an investigation into claims of phone hacking, but acknowledged that the scandal over the News of the World's espionage campaign helped prompt the review.