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Thu Aug 2, 2012, 04:53 PM

Rebekah Brooks Formally Charged with Phone Hacking.

Source: Washington Post

LONDON — Former Rupert Murdoch protege Rebekah Brooks has been formally charged with conspiring to hack into the phones of hundreds of well-known people and their associates, a move first announced last month by Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service.

The development had been expected since July 24, when prosecutors named Brooks as one of eight people accused of participating in a campaign of espionage which targeted more than 600 celebrities, sports stars, politicians and crime victims.

In Britain, police formally charge suspects. In Brooks’ case, that happened late Thursday at a London police station.

Brooks, who quit as chief executive of Murdoch’s News International when the phone hacking scandal exploded last year, has vowed to fight the charges.



Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/rebekah-brooks-formally-charged-with-phone-hacking-move-announced-by-prosecutors-last-month/2012/08/02/gJQAoeiRSX_story.html

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Reply Rebekah Brooks Formally Charged with Phone Hacking. (Original post)
Stuart G Aug 2012 OP
truebrit71 Aug 2012 #1
movonne Aug 2012 #3
freshwest Aug 2012 #6
goclark Aug 2012 #16
DCKit Aug 2012 #7
JDPriestly Aug 2012 #11
samsingh Aug 2012 #14
boppers Aug 2012 #19
cstanleytech Aug 2012 #12
roguevalley Aug 2012 #13
rocktivity Aug 2012 #2
LeftishBrit Aug 2012 #4
truebrit71 Aug 2012 #5
qwertyMike Aug 2012 #17
Berlum Aug 2012 #8
xocet Aug 2012 #9
smirkymonkey Aug 2012 #15
whistler162 Aug 2012 #10
goclark Aug 2012 #18

Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 04:56 PM

1. I wonder if she will roll?

Bet Satan is shitting his shorts wondering that same thing...

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Response to truebrit71 (Reply #1)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 05:00 PM

3. If not her there a more waiting in line and maybe one ot them

will turn...

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Response to truebrit71 (Reply #1)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 05:10 PM

6. Hehehe. Like that take on it. Any idea if since some of these are government that got hacked,

That it will be treated as a national security issue?

Because that would be interesting to see it defined that way.

And we've got FNN all but supplying ammuntion for a rebellion here...




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Response to freshwest (Reply #6)

Sat Aug 4, 2012, 07:22 AM

16. Things are not looking good


I agree with you.

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Response to truebrit71 (Reply #1)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 05:25 PM

7. +1 nt

 

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Response to truebrit71 (Reply #1)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 08:04 PM

11. Strange world, isn't it?

Here in the US, we appear to be pursuing Julian Assange because he told some embarassing truths, but we seem to be leaving Murdock alone although he tells lies.

Strange, strange, strange.

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Response to JDPriestly (Reply #11)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 11:26 AM

14. strange indeed

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Response to JDPriestly (Reply #11)

Sat Aug 4, 2012, 09:38 PM

19. It's not the story, it's the sourcing.

When you break laws to tell a story, you get prosecuted.

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Response to truebrit71 (Reply #1)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 08:08 PM

12. Want to bet that she would suddenly end up very much dead if she

did decide to roll over?

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Response to truebrit71 (Reply #1)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 11:30 PM

13. her smirk is gone at last.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 05:00 PM

2. Way to go, Rebekah -- take that bullet for your boss!



I see you've got your courtroom peter-pan collared dress dark dress ready!


rocktivity

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 05:05 PM

4. Bet this is all a huge embarrassment to Cameron!

Nice to see his real bosses (who are certainly NOT us the voters) getting into some trouble!

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Response to LeftishBrit (Reply #4)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 05:07 PM

5. That would be a delicious two-fer if it brought down Satan and Camerwrong...

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Response to LeftishBrit (Reply #4)

Sat Aug 4, 2012, 02:23 PM

17. She's a neighbour of the Camerons

Country house next to his. Same pub.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 05:53 PM

8. Republican Family Values - Brit style

Geez, talk about gutter ethics...The Republicons got 'em down pat

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 06:23 PM

9. Hmmm....

Will she be "suicided"?

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Response to xocet (Reply #9)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 07:42 PM

15. Only if she squawks. If she takes the hit for the Murdochs, she'll

probably be "pardoned".

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 06:54 PM

10. Was the person who did the charging in evening dress?

or maybe a butlers suit. Sounds like they would need to be toformally charge someone with anything!

"Madam, you are a scumbag and shortly we will provide you with free room and board at her majesty's expense!"

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sat Aug 4, 2012, 09:31 PM

18. Now when will Piers Morgan

go to jail?

Why is he on CNN?
With all of the excellent choices,, who selected him?

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