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Comment 13 by danconquer :

The Royal editor for the News Of The World has already served a prison sentence, and the outlet has already admitted liability in a number of recent test cases. Each and every time a phone is illegally hacked, that is a serious crime. The latest well-publicised allegations are that an agent working for the NotW not only hacked a murder victims phone, but actually deleted messages, thereby potentially hampering the police investigation.

A single agent in one case potentially hampering a murder investigation is not the same as the Murdoch press "hampering murder investigations" (plural). Your language was hyperbolic.

Hahaha! If you're going to condemn someone for their factual inaccuracy, you should get your own right. It was the bloody Guardian who today led with the story on the front page, and is currently their lead story on their online edition so I'm not sure what you're talking about. And, no, The Guardian is far from my favourite UK paper. The FT is.

Sorry about that. I read the Guardian website earlier, as I do every day...and somehow didn't notice today's leading article. Very odd.

I owe you an apology, as even if your first post was hyperbolic, my response was all over the place, and I was wrong with most of my accusations.

Tue, 05 Jul 2011 19:00:53 UTC | #846571