News Corporation is making efforts to receive as high as possible payout from the $139 settlement of the litigation, which alleged that executives have damaged investors by giving to its chair Rupert Murdoch the right to use the company as “his personal fiefdom”, reported Financial Times.
LONDON (Reuters) - Trinity Mirror said it had not yet received any legal claims over allegations of phone hacking. "We note the allegations made against us by Mark Lewis in today's papers," the owner of the Daily Mirror tabloid said in a statement on Tuesday. "We have not yet received any claims nor have we been provided with any substantiation for those claims." On Monday, Lewis, the lawyer who led phone-hacking cases against News International, filed legal claims against Trinity Mirror on behalf of four people, including the former England soccer manager Sven-Goran Eriksson. ...
VANCOUVER — Climate change and freedom of expression shouldn’t be factors in considering an injunction application against protesters blockading pipeline work through Metro Vancouver, a lawyer told a B.C. Supreme Court judge.
Instead, lawyer Bill Kaplan, representing Trans Mountain, a subsidiary of energy giant Kinder Morgan, said the court should scrutinize the concerted effort by protesters to stop the company from its lawful activities, which he described as “a conspiracy to harm.”
Los Angeles (AFP) - Already hounded by paparazzi on their doorsteps, celebrities face a new battle to protect their privacy from hackers willing to splash their most intimate, behind-closed-doors photos online.