Hacking Victims Urge UK To Create Press Watchdog

Law360, New York (February 5, 2013, 3:27 PM EST) -- A group that advocates for victims of hacking urged British Parliament on Tuesday to enact without compromise the recommendations of Lord Justice Brian Leveson’s November report demanding the creation of an independent press watchdog, calling the wholesale adoption of his proposals “non-negotiable.”

In testimony before Parliament’s Culture, Media and Sport Committee, representatives for advocacy group Hacked Off argued that Leveson’s proposals, taken as a whole, are the “minimum compromise” workable to the group's constituents, which include victims of illegal information-gathering by the press and advocates for...
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