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Lawyer for News Corp. says he knew hacking more widespread in 2008
Thompson Reuters News&Insight ^
| Oct. 19, 2011
Posted on 10/19/2011 2:04:04 PM PDT by Stayfree
Julian Pike said he had been aware in 2008 that the practice of people hacking into phones to secure stories had been more widespread than the company acknowledged.
But he told the Commons Culture Committee he had "not done very much" to dispute the firm's claims that only one rogue reporter was involved.
He also told the committee he thought James Murdoch had made mistakes in his recollection of what he knew and when regarding the hacking.
(Excerpt) Read more at newsandinsight.thomsonreuters.com ...
KEYWORDS: hacking; newscorp; newsoftheworld
Pike worked for Farrer & Co, known in Britain as the Queen's solicitors, who had been advising the News of the World on its handling of the affair and the many civil cases it was facing, until the two sides announced they had parted company earlier this month.
posted on 10/19/2011 2:04:09 PM PDT
This could be serious trouble for the Murdochs!
posted on 10/19/2011 2:05:31 PM PDT
(Find out the truth at Lawyers-Lawsuits.com!)
“He also said he was working on a lawsuit in the United States because some of the victims had their phones hacked when they were in the U.S.”
This is getting very interesting.
And if these alligations are true, there very well may be prison time for these people.
posted on 10/19/2011 2:26:09 PM PDT
(In Rick Perry's Nanny State, the state will drive your kids to the dentist at tax payer expense)
posted on 10/19/2011 2:53:09 PM PDT
by DJ MacWoW
(America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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