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By TOM HAYS
NEW YORK (AP) -- A law enforcement official says the FBI has opened an investigation into allegations that media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. sought to hack into the phones of Sept. 11 victims.
Originally posted by yellowbeard
You do all realise that this IS going to end with governments having much more authority over the press and that it will be a really bad thing, if we're not very, very, careful everything the media publishes will have to be vetted and approved by whatever government you have stamping on you in hobnailed jackboots. Welcome to the "Free World version 2.0"
Our British government is leading with this assault, but you Yanks are jumping straight on the bandwagon now that it looks like our jackbooted overlords are getting away with it.