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The ring is closing…maybe

As TBogg noted yesterday FoxNews is dispensing it’s top-notch “Fox Security” on the trail of the alleged insider that Gawker has retained. So far, this has been done as successfully as Roger Ailes did on the South Beach Diet.

Funny you always think of them as so darned competent:

And that day did come…one day there was a knock on the door and somebody told Al Franken he’d been elected a United States Senator.


Why don’t Rupert and Ailes simply hack their employees phones and emails?

Oh, right…

Mark Lewis, the lawyer who has been at the forefront of efforts to expose the News of the World phone-hacking scandal, is poised to bring the battle for legal redress across the Atlantic and to the doorstep of Rupert Murdoch‘s media empire…

Details remain sketchy about precisely what Lewis intends to do in the US, but the Guardian has learned that he will be having legal discussions that could lead to several lawsuits being lodged with the New York courts. The direct involvement of the US judicial system in allegations of illegal activity by News Corp employees would bring the scandal dramatically closer to Murdoch’s adopted home.

Looks like Rupert and Roger are going to have a rough weekend. Thank goodness James Murdoch has some free time now so he’ll be available for stress abuse.  Enjoy the gimp-suit, James.

Update: He was caught and life as we know it…unchanged.

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