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Hacks and Hacking

I see from this article that the police are to reopen the case into phone hacking at the News of the World following the suspension of the NotW assistant editor Ian Edmondson.

There are some high profile cases coming up against the News of the World by Steve Coogan, Sienna Miller and George Galloway who all allege that phone tapping was used against them while Andy Coulson (David Cameron’s press officer) was editor of the ‘paper’.

Whilst I doubt the impending Sheridan action will have any impact whatsoever on his sentence in the perjury case, it will be interesting to see if the answers given by Coulson at the (perjury) trial may come back to haunt him in the coming months as they are quoted back to him.

Here’s hoping.

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