Murdochs Face New Hacking Allegations

    News Corporation Chief Rupert Murdoch holds up a copy of the newly launched 'The Sun on Sunday' newspaper as he leaves his London home on February 26, 2012.  Rupert Murdoch's Sun on Sunday tabloid hit news stands on Sunday, replacing the defunct News of the World with a pledge to meet high ethical standards after a "challenging" chapter in its history. AFP PHOTO/CARL COURT (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Another day, another allegation that the Murdoch empire illegally hacked information. This time, the finger-pointing is coming from a BBC documentary, which claims NDS, a News Corp. subsidiary that makes pay-TV smartcards, hired an outside "consultant" to help destroy ITV Digital, a competitor. ITV collapsed after its encryption codes were made public. NDS denies the claim, but the news hasn't helped the Rupert Murdoch’s family, which is still fending off an investigation into phone hacking allegations at the now-defunct News of The World tabloid.

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