I recently spoke with Gary Lincenberg, principal at Bird Marella and former assistant U.S. attorney about economic espionage.
When all else fails, it’s time to open the wallet. News International, the British newspaper unit of News Corp., has begun settling the 60 lawsuits filed by victims of the widely publicized voicemail interceptions at the now-defunct News of the World tabloid.
Things continue to look worse for Rupert Murdoch and company. Following last week’s revelation that a pair of former News of the World executives told a London parliamentary hearing that they had notified Murdoch’s son in early 2008 that evidence pointed to the tabloid’s phone hacking not being limited to...