Scotland Yard fights to keep phone-hacking targets a secret – The Independent

Posted January 14th, 2011 in disclosure, interception, news, police, telecommunications by sally

“The Metropolitan Police blocked legal action aimed at identifying all the alleged victims uncovered by its criminal investigation into phone hacking by the News of the World. Documents filed at the High Court in London show that Scotland Yard is resisting a claim for a judicial review of its handling of the case, on the basis that it does not have a public duty to contact everyone brought to the attention of detectives.”

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The Independent, 13th January 2011