Tag Archives: News of the Screws

Hacked RIGHT Off

This Sunday’s issue of the News of the World will be the last edition of the paper, News International chairman James Murdoch has said. In the past few days, claims have been made that the paper authorised hacking into the mobile phones of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler and the families of 7/7 bombing victims. Mr […]

Be civil, or be silent

At various points since we founded this blog, both Legal Eagle and I have written about defamation, confidential information and privacy and how they intersect. We’ve also both discussed how respecting different social classes’ political views does not entail automatic respect for their taste in music or culture. In today’s post, I want to yoke […]

In other news, people will not pay for content

From the BBC: These are tough times for newspapers. They are losing readers and advertising to the internet and desperately trying to find solutions that will save their businesses in the longterm. Rupert Murdoch thinks the answer is to charge for his papers’ content online, putting The Times, the Sunday Times and, most recently, the […]