New Inquiry Shows Wider Phone Hacking

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By: Alan Cowell | New York Times

LONDON — Records of illicit intercepts of phone messages presented to a judge’s inquiry on Monday appear to show that the practice was widespread at other newspapers besides The News of the World, the tabloid that Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation empire shut down in July over the scandal.

The inquiry’s stated purpose is to investigate the way journalists operate and the elusive balance between press freedom and individual rights to privacy.

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