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J. K. Rowling Among Public Figures Named as "Core Participants" in UK Phone Hacking Investigation

J.K. Rowling
Posted by: Edward
September 14, 2011, 01:48 PM

The Guardian is reporting that Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling is among 46 public figures who will be able to give evidence as part of an ongoing investigation of phone hacking and priviacy violations in the UK.  Ms Rowling and the other 45 public figures have been classified as "core participants" in the inquiry, which means they are able, either personally or through legal representation, to give evidence on their "experience of alleged media intrusion to the inquiry, which begins in October at London's Royal Courts of Justice."  This status does not explicitly say whether Ms Rowling herself was the subject of any unscrupulous activity by the media, just that she is able to give evidence in the case.  We will have more information as this story develops.

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22 Comments

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5439 Points

I wondered about the likelihood of something like this surfacing when ol’ Murdoch was being questioned…

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on September 15, 2011, 05:30 AM report to moderator
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1527 Points

Oh, I hope she didn’t get hacked!

Posted by Livi22-((ROAR!)) on September 15, 2011, 08:35 AM report to moderator
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446 Points

Hacked or not, I think she has a right to speak against the media cows stalking her and her family every which-way.

Posted by Mad But Happy on September 15, 2011, 08:38 AM report to moderator
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84 Points

I don’t know why people hack the privacy of others eveen if they are famous!!!?

Posted by Anaconda Beastie on September 15, 2011, 10:36 AM report to moderator
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It is so ridiculous that she can’t have a little privacy to herself and family. It is so disrespectful to hack into someone’s phone. I’m glad she is going after the hackers.

Posted by molly43 on September 15, 2011, 12:36 PM report to moderator
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1326 Points

I HATE ANY PEOPLE WHO HAVE TAPPED JO’S PHONE!!!!! I WILL KILL THEM!!!!!

Posted by FutureJKR (Cassia Hart) *ROAR!!* on September 15, 2011, 03:30 PM report to moderator
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5389 Points

She better not be troubled.

Posted by Azaad Potter The Chosen One [ROAR] on September 19, 2011, 09:26 PM report to moderator
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