Cameron Rejects UK Press Regulation As Response To Hacking

Law360, New York (March 14, 2013, 4:59 PM EDT) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday broke off talks with opposition leaders over press regulation, rejecting cross-party attempts to set up legislation in response to the ongoing phone-hacking scandal that originated at now-defunct News Corp.'s tabloid News of the World.

The talks were organized following the publication of a scathing independent report by British judge Brian Leveson in November which called for reining in outrageous press practices. Cameron said he still wants to build a press regulatory system like the one recommended in the report,...
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