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9/11 victims "may have had mobiles tapped" by Rupert Murdoch's paper

The pair chatted behind closed doors as a former New York cop made the 9/11 hacking claim. He alleged he was contacted by News of the World journalists who said they would pay him to retrieve the private phone records of the dead.

Now working as a private ­investigator, the ex-officer claimed reporters wanted the victim’s phone numbers and details of the calls they had made and received in the days leading up to the atrocity.

A source said: “This investigator is used by a lot of journalists in America and he recently told me that he was asked to hack into the 9/11 victims’ private phone data. He said that the journalists asked him to access records showing the calls that had been made to and from the mobile phones belonging to the victims and their ­relatives.

“His presumption was that they wanted the information so they could hack into the ­relevant voicemails, just like it has been shown they have done in the UK. The PI said he had to turn the job down. He knew how insensitive such research would be, and how bad it would look.”

Is there anything at all that Rupert Murdoch can do to outrage the ‘patriotic’ public? Fox News has already acknowledged the fact that they require their reporters to lie in a U.S. court, with little to no coverage of the incident and now we find out that another organization, also owned by Murdoch, has been having it’s reporters illegally access voice mailboxes of victims of tragic crimes to get better headlines. He’s being fined a good $100 million in Britain, but this will likely be completely ignored in the U.S.

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    require their reporters to lie require their reporters to lie require their reporters to lie require their reporters to...
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    And the “liberally biased media” IGNORES IT!
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    Source is the Mirror, which is little better than NOTW was, but… still. Why is News Corp still allowed to exist?
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    Dear people who watch Fox News as a reliable source of information, THAT is the shit they’re feeding you. Sincerely, the...
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    While it’s terrible the NOTW have done this if true, at least we can hope this will contribute to the fall of the...
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    I bet Rupert Murdoch also steals candy from babies and drowns puppies in his spare time.
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    I have no words for this story. It’s beyond sickening.
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