News Corp. Paper Sued for E-mail Hacking

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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.