posted on Mar, 27 2012 @ 09:17 AM
As Rupert Murdoch faces accusations of law-breaking and corruption at his British tabloid newspapers, Panorama reveals fresh hacking allegations
at the heart of News Corporation's pay-TV empire. The investigation examines the role of former senior police officers in recruiting people to break
the law - in order to bring down Murdoch's commercial rival.
Episode Link - Panorama - Murdoch's TV Pirates
More Murdoch practices were called into question last night here in the UK by the Panorama Team on BBC. Their 30min show uncovers new information on
how they "turned" a hacker that their own security team had discovered. The hacker had successfully broke into the Sky Tv set top card, and was
showing others how to do this on the web.
The hacker was operating from a base known as HOIC or House of Ill Compute, they flew him to Israel to give him access to the very best equipment,
were he was tasked with breaking the code of the French Chanel+ system which was installed in Murdoch's main rival system in the UK, ONDigital.
Commenting later that the UK was flooded with ready to go, full access to all chanels, de-crypted On-Digital set top cards. On Digital finally went
For this, another one of Mudochs dirty tricks, he gained a huge advantage in having an unopposed field to play in when ON-Digital disappeared. It
seems though, that some people here have the Murdoch Empire in their sights and are at least trying to run him out of town so to speak.
Murdochs face losing control of BSkyB after Ofcom launches 'fit and proper' probe following hacking scandal
Rupert Murdoch's grip on BSkyB could be under threat after an investigation was launched into whether his company is 'fit' to run the TV giant in
light of the phone-hacking and bribery scandals engulfing his newspapers.
Media regulator Ofcom has confirmed to MailOnline they will probe whether the media tycoon's News Corp should hold a 39 per cent stake in Britain's
They could decide Mr Murdoch's son James, chairman of BSkyB, should resign and News Corp must sell the majority of its Sky shares if they fail 'fit
and proper' tests.
This Panorama report will do nothing to help them.
edit on 27-3-2012 by ukWolf because: (no reason given)