LONDON — Prosecutors announced criminal charges Tuesday against eight people in connection with Britain’s phone-hacking scandal, including a onetime confidant of media baron Rupert Murdoch and a former senior aide to Prime Minister David Cameron.
The eight suspects are accused… Continue reading
Madhya Pradesh Congress on Friday charged the state BJP government with tapping telephones of its party leaders. A complaint regarding phones being tapped would be filed with Union Home Minister P Chidambaram and state Governor Ram Naresh Yadav, Congress state… Continue reading
Gennady Gudkov, a Just Russia party State Duma deputy and former security service officer, says conversations of his have been recorded.
Court-sanctioned snooping on private phone calls and e-mails has increased 75 percent over the… Continue reading
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair appeared before the ongoing phone-hacking inquiry to respond to criticisms that he was too cozy with media barons such as Rupert Murdoch, whose newspapers have been accused of tapping phones and bribing police. According… Continue reading
THE HAGUE, 24/05/12 – In the Netherlands, over 22,000 telephones are tapped, or 1 per 1,000. Dutch detectives thereby listen in on far more telephones than their colleagues in neighbouring countries, it emerges from a study by the Scientific Research… Continue reading
MPs are to debate the fact that one in 1,000 Dutch telephones is tapped with justice minister Ivo Opstelten.
Parties from across the political spectrum backed calls for the debate following the publication of a justice ministry report which shows… Continue reading
Journalists in Mali are accusing the military authorities of illegally tapping their telephones as a means of silencing critical opinion in the country.
The accusation followed the arrest and subsequent detention of Birama Fall, managing editor of Le… Continue reading