Hacked Off: Response to the Prime Minister’s statement about the forthcoming judicial inquiry

20 07 2011

This is a Press Release issued by the Hacked Off campaign earlier today:

The Hacked Off Campaign welcomes the Terms of Reference of the Judicial Inquiry announced today, in particular the extensive changes that the campaign secured, set out below. Read the rest of this entry »





News: Phone Hacking – Home Affairs Select Committee Report published

20 07 2011

The Home Affairs Select Committee has today released its report on the “Unauthorised tapping into or hacking of mobile telephone communications“.  The Report is seriously critical of News International, the police and various other bodies and makes a number of recommendations as to future investigations and the powers of the Information Commissioner. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law: KGM v News Group – The Scoop, the Chef, his Wife and Her Father – Rosalind English

20 07 2011

Christopher Hutcheson (formerly known as KGM) v News Group Newspapers and others [2011] EWCA Civ 808

In these turbulent times for Rupert Murdoch (see the UK Human Rights Blog contempt post) it seems strange to see one of his newspapers being vindicated by the courts, but, for once, The Sun seems to have been on the side of the angels. Read the rest of this entry »