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U.K. Parliament Member Says News Corp. Computer-Hacking Probed

October 21, 2011

Oct. 21 (Bloomberg) -- British Parliament member Tom Watson said U.K. police are investigating possible computer hacking by former News Corp. investigators.

Company investigators also impersonated a former British prime minister, Watson said at the annual meeting today in Los Angeles.

Rupert Murdoch, News Corp.’s chairman and chief executive officer, told Watson rumors of computer hacking are being addressed.

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