Today the High Court was told:
“The evidence demonstrates that voicemail interception, as well as the unlawful obtaining of personal information by blagging or use of private investigators, was in widespread and habitual use by a large number of journalists across all three MGN titles.”
"The mass industrial scale on which [hacking] was done [at MGN] makes the NotW look like a cottage industry and a small one at that" – court
— Josh Halliday (@JoshHalliday) March 3, 2015
The Guardian reports:
“Between June 2002 and mid-2006, Sherborne said MGN journalists made nearly 10,000 phone hacking calls to Orange’s voicemail platform.
There are reporting restrictions in place.