News Corp. Paper Sued for E-mail Hacking

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News Corp. chairman and chief executive Rupert Murdoch emerges from a meeting with key members of the Bancroft family, who controls Dow Jones & Co., Monday, June 4, 2007 in New York.  The family had initially rebuffed Murdoch's $5 billion offer for Dow Jones & Co. in early May, but last Thursday agreed to meet with him.  (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
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Mark Lewis, the lawyer threatening to bring phone-hacking lawsuits stateside, has also brought a claim against Rupert Murdoch’s Times of London for illegally accessing the e-mail account of a formerly anonymous police blogger. “I sorely regret the intrusion,” a Times editor told the government’s Leveson inquiry earlier this year, although the paper previously denied the charges. Luckily, the company is getting pretty good at settlements.

News Corp. Paper Sued for E-mail Hacking