Saturday, July 9, 2011

Current history of phone hacking scandal

News of the World phone hacking case is a dispute, the News of the World, the weekly British tabloid newspapers newsgroup News International, a subsidiary of News Corporation Rupert Murdoch.

The dispute began in 2006 when the Metropolitan Police laid charges against Mr Clive Goodman, the News of the World Royal editor, and Glenn Mulcair, a private investigator, under which they have left voicemail messages for members of the court seized. Both men were arrested in 2007. Allegations of the News of the World regarding the illegal listening to voicemail in subsequent years, implying other journalists and employees of the paper, numerous public figures, like politicians and celebrities, appeared to have been the subject of the interception .

Metropolitan Police investigation a new phone hacking charges began in February 2011, when more than twenty civil cases against the News of the World were active. Lawyers for victims claim that as many as 7,000 people had their phones, the News of the World hacked, and it is estimated that during the procedure, the paper measures the News Corporation of £ 40 million cost.

In July 2011, new allegations that the News of the World broke in Milly Dowler murder of voice messages on the victim and the victims of 7 / 7 attacks and relatives of the dead British soldiers. News met with public outrage in the United Kingdom. Advertisers withdrew from the News of the World and other facilities, and of News Corporation's plan to buy the broadcaster BSkyB was seriously threatened.

on 6 July, British Prime Minister, David Cameron announced that a public inquiry will be convened by the board to further investigate the matter. The next day, James Murdoch announced that the newspaper would be shut down Sunday, July 10, 2011, 168 years after the date of publication.

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