This week’s round up comes as yet more phone hacking news breaks: a third arrest has been made and the Guardian reports that further police searches of News of the World HQ are expected. Seventeen cases are listed on the Royal Courts of Justice interim hearings list for tomorrow (Friday).
- Index on Censorship>> Mark Lewis accuses Baroness Buscombe of “denial” in phone hacking scandal
- Index on Censorship>> News International: Who takes responsibility for the failed internal investigations?
- Press Gazette>>NoW tells readers: ‘We unreservedly apologise’
- Press Gazette>>Lawyer claims up to 7,000 phone-hack targets
- David Allen Green>> Beyond the News of the World apology
- IPMediaLaw>>Pay As You Go – Phone Hacking Scandal leads to “Compensation Fund” for Victims
- Index on Censorship>> Why did News International retreat on phone hacking?
- Index on Censorship>> News International: Now for that public inquiry
- Press Gazette>>News of the World bids to settle phone-hack claims
- Press Gazette>>Phone-hack apology could ‘open floodgates’ on claims
- RPC Privacy>> The “half-lives” of celebrities: a theory of phone-hacking
- Inforrm>>Opinion: “The cost of phone hacking: A case for exemplary damages?” – Dominic Crossley
- Roy Greenslade>> Rupert Murdoch’s calculated bet he can end hacking
- News Statesman>> The bugger, bugged
- Out-Law.com>>Google is responsible for ‘autofill’ search terms, says Italian court
- Media Guardian>>Privacy, libel or protection of reputation? By Siobhain Butterworth
- RPC Privacy>> Super Injunctions: committee reporting soon
- Inforrm>>Anonymised “privacy injunction” hearings – January to March 2011
- Press Gazette>>Injunction change gives Sun half of kiss-and-tell actor tale
- Media Guardian>>Bloggers take legal action over Huffington Post sale
- Telegraph>> Arianna Huffington scorns ‘painful’ blogger lawsuit
- Telegraph>> Freed man in court secrecy battle
- Press Gazette>> Appeal court rules in favour of open justice
- Dominic Ponsford, Press Gazette>> National press byline bandits: When the first line of a story is a lie, how can we trust the rest?
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