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Phone hacking trial: US probe of Murdoch's News Corp to continue

Jun 27, 2014

Phone hacking trial: US probe of Murdoch's News Corp to continue

Accused of phone hacking among other crimes, News Corp. confirmed that it had turned over more than 80,000 emails from US-based servers to US Justice Department investigators over a year ago. #Rupert Murdoch #NewsTracker #News of the World #Andy Coulson #David Cameron #Britain #Rebekah Brooks #privacy #Media ethics #Charlie Brooks #Phone hacking scandal #News UK
Phone hacking trial: British PM apologises to parliament for hiring Coulson

Jun 26, 2014

Phone hacking trial: British PM apologises to parliament for hiring Coulson

I take full responsibility for employing Andy Coulson, I did so on the basis of assurances that I received. I am sorry, this was the wrong decision," Cameron told the parliament. #Rupert Murdoch #TheySaidIt #News of the World #Andy Coulson #David Cameron #Britain #Rebekah Brooks #privacy #Media ethics #Charlie Brooks #Phone hacking scandal #News UK
Phone hacking trial: British PM to be quizzed on decision to hire Coulson

Jun 25, 2014

Phone hacking trial: British PM to be quizzed on decision to hire Coulson

While Cameron comes under fire for hiring Coulson, the acquittal of Brooks on charges of phone hacking and bribing public officials took some of the pressure off Murdoch. #Rupert Murdoch #ConnectTheDots #News of the World #Andy Coulson #David Cameron #Britain #Rebekah Brooks #privacy #Media ethics #Charlie Brooks #Phone hacking scandal #News UK
Phone hacking trial: Regret hiring Coulson as media chief, says British PM

Jun 25, 2014

Phone hacking trial: Regret hiring Coulson as media chief, says British PM

Cameron issued a sombre televised apology for hiring Coulson, showing how toxic the scandal remains nearly three years after News Corp boss Murdoch was forced to shut down the Sunday tabloid in disgrace. #Rupert Murdoch #TheySaidIt #News of the World #Andy Coulson #David Cameron #Britain #Rebekah Brooks #privacy #Media ethics #Charlie Brooks #Phone hacking scandal #News UK
Phone hacking scandal: Cops to question Murdoch as a suspect

Jun 25, 2014

Phone hacking scandal: Cops to question Murdoch as a suspect

This comes a day after a UK court convicted former News of the World editor Andy Coulson of phone-hacking but cleared fellow editor Rebekah Brooks of all charges #Rupert Murdoch #NewsTracker #News of the World #Andy Coulson #David Cameron #Britain #Rebekah Brooks #Scotland Yard #Charlie Brooks #Phone hacking scandal

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Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Nov 30, 2012

Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Almost all the bad practices put on display during the Leveson inquiry are already illegal. Regulating the press inherently means providing an additional deterrent to choice, and a prior restraint on publication. #social media #Twitter #ConnectTheDots #News of the World #Leveson Report #Press Freedom #Press Regulation
Team Anna: Anti-corruption, Pro-secrecy?

May 04, 2012

Team Anna: Anti-corruption, Pro-secrecy?

The expulsion of Team Anna member Shameem Kazmi for "allegedly secretly recording" a meeting, Team Anna is facing a complex dilemma: How can you advocate for openness but demand secrecy? #Corruption #ConnectTheDots #Arvind Kejriwal #Team Anna #Transparency #News of the World #Principled Physics

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Team Anna: Anti-corruption, Pro-secrecy?

Sep 16, 2014

The Best Selling Sports Books

An Olympic runner’s story of survival in World War II topped the list of the 10 best selling sports books in August 2014, according to The New York Times Best Sellers List...
Team Anna: Anti-corruption, Pro-secrecy?

Sep 16, 2014

Facebook open sources its mcrouter data-caching tool

Facebook is releasing mcrouter, its software for turning many cache servers around the world into one distributed system, as open source. The company announced the release on Monday at its @Scale conference in San Francisco, where it also launched a ...
Team Anna: Anti-corruption, Pro-secrecy?

Sep 15, 2014

Facebook's TODO project is a big push to evolve the world of open source

Facebook has partnered with several large companies to kick off a new project called TODO that aims to improve the way open source software is developed and consumed. Facebook, Google and many other big businesses have come to rely on open source pro... #Google Inc. #Facebook