July 17, 2013
by Kyle Webster
On July 17, 2011, the former executive of News International (NI) and editor of the newspaper News of the World, Rebekah Brooks, was arrested by UK police for charges related to a phone hacking scandal. US Attorney General Eric Holder opened an investigation a week prior into whether journalists ...[read more]
July 17, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On July 17, 2011, the former executive of News International (NI) and editor of the newspaper News of the World, Rebekah Brooks, was arrested by UK police for charges related to a phone hacking scandal. US Attorney General Eric Holder opened an investigation a week prior into whether journalists ...[read more]
February 5, 2012
by Clay Flaherty
On February 5, 2010, the German Federal Court of Justice ruled that police in Germany were not permitted to secretly access computer and Internet data stored on criminal suspects' computers without proper authorization. The Court held that police hacking is illegal because no legal framework ...[read more]
July 28, 2011
by Julia Zebley
UK Lord Justice Brian Leveson, head of an investigative panel into the recent media phone hacking scandal, said at a press conference Thursday that the panel will investigate the overall "culture, practices and ethics of the press." Prime Minister David Cameron announced earlier this month the ...[read more]
July 18, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
Rebekah Brooks, former chief executive of News International (NI) and former editor of the newspaper News of the World, was arrested Sunday by UK police on charges related to a wide-spread phone hacking scandal. Police arrested Brooks on suspicion of conspiring to intercept communications and on ...[read more]
July 15, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
US Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday announced that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will open an inquiry into whether journalists working for the media company News Corporation (News Corp.) and its subsidiaries violated US laws by hacking into the mobile phones of 9/11 victims. The ...[read more]

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