Ofcom studies phone-hacking evidence in BSkyB ‘fit and proper’ probe – The Guardian

Posted April 27th, 2012 in interception, media, news, privacy by tracey

“Rupert Murdoch’s UK media empire is facing fresh scrutiny after media regulator Ofcom said it would examine evidence of phone hacking as part of its investigation into whether BSkyB is a ‘fit and proper’ owner of a broadcasting licence. Ofcom has stepped up its investigation into News Corporation’s BSkyB stake by requesting private court documents disclosed to lawyers acting for several alleged victims of phone hacking by the News of the World. News Corp is the largest shareholder in Sky, with a 39.1% stake, and is the parent company of News of the World publisher News International.”

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The Guardian, 26th April 2012

Source: www.guardian.co.uk