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FIGHTING TABLOIDS EXPENSIVE, CELEBRITIES SAY

December 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Several British celebrities appearing today (Monday) before the Leveson inquiry into the ethics of the media described the enormous legal costs involved in trying to protect themselves against reporters who invade their privacy. TV comedian Steve Coogan noted that newspapers were insured against lawsuits but that their victims had to gamble huge sums in hopes […]

JUDE LAW SUES MURDOCH’S TABLOID FOR HACKING HIS VOICEMAIL

May 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

British actor Jude Law has become the latest high-profile figure to file an invasion of privacy lawsuit against News International, the umbrella group for Rupert Murdoch’s news operations in the U.K., after receiving evidence from Scotland Yard that his voicemail had been hacked by a private detective working for the Sunday tabloid News of the […]