Fraser Nelson Fraser Nelson

The real hacking scandal? That police, corporations and insurers are at it too

In setting up the Leveson Inquiry, David Cameron made a major mistake. He accepted the premise – so powerfully advocated by Murdoch’s rivals – that hacking was a problem because the Dirty Digger was so wicked. The inquiry should have been into the black market for illegal information, of which the hacking scandal exposed a tiny part.

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