Senators Press Dow Jones Panel to Probe UK Hacking Allegations

from the Wall Street Journal

Two Democratic US senators are pressing a Dow Jones & Co. editorial oversight board to investigate whether any Dow Jones executives
played a role in or knew about the UK phone-hacking scandal that has rocked corporate parent News Corp …

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News Corp. to Stop Paying Legal Fees of Key Figure in Hacking Case

from The New York Times


Under pressure in the widening phone hacking scandal, the News Corporation on Wednesday said that it would no longer pay the legal fees for the private investigator at the center of the hacking and partly lifted …

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Phone Hacking: detective levels increased after ‘more victims come forward’


The number of police officers dedicated to the phone hacking inquiry has
been increased from 45 to 60 after a surge in requests form potential
victims demanding to know if they have been targeted, Scotland Yard has
confirmed. …

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NYPD Was Contacted by FBI About News Corp. Hacking Probe, Spokesman Says

from Bloomberg

“The story in the Daily Mirror said that the police officer turned down
the request and said affirmatively that no hacking took place,” Siegel
said in a phone interview today. “We’re not accusing anyone of any
wrongdoing, but if illegal hacking …

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Holder open to meeting Sept 11 families on hacking

from Reuters

The Mirror report, citing an unidentified source, has yet to be
independently verified but already has fueled US emotions over the wider
phone hacking scandal that has consumed Britain and rocked Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp media empire. …

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Phone Hacking: News International ‘deliberately thwarted’ police inquiry

Tom Whitehead, Home Affairs Editor

News International was guilty of attempting to “deliberately thwart”
the original hacking inquiry, a scathing report by MPs has concluded. It also accused Scotland Yard of a “catalogue of failures” in the way it …

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Phone hacking: Rupert Murdoch woes deepen with prospect of US investigation


James Murdoch will today face MPs’ questions over compensation deals for
victims of phone hacking that obliged them to keep quiet about the matter. Mr Murdoch is chairman of News International in Europe and Asia, and deputy chief operating officer of …

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Phone hacking: IPCC to investigate four Met officers

from BBC News

The police watchdog is to investigate four current or former Met officers
over the phone-hacking inquiry. The four include Commissioner Sir Paul
Stephenson and Assistant Commissioner John Yates, who both quit this week.

The BBC understands the other …

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The phone hacking scandal: The figures at the center of it

from CNN International

London (CNN) — A brief overview of the figures at the center of the
widening phone-hacking scandal in the United Kingdom. A 168-year-old
tabloid was the best-selling English-language newspaper in the world,
selling about 2.5 million copies every week. …

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Phone Hacking: John Yates facing ‘questions’ over Neil Wallis links

By Andrew Hough

One of Scotland Yard’s most senior detectives, John Yates, is set to be
investigated over his links with former News of the World executive Neil
Wallis, in a fresh twist to the hacking scandal. The
Assistant Commissioner will face …

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