The illegal trade in confidential personal information

In her testimony to the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee (20th July 2011), Rebekah Brooks mentioned that the Guardian was near the top of the list of newspapers using  private investigators to illegally gain personal information as published in “What price privacy now?”, a report by the Information Commissioner.  Tabloid editors have a habit of making up their own facts and this was no exception.  The Guardian is not on the list at all. See below (from the report): Continue reading “The illegal trade in confidential personal information”