Andrew Neil on his BBC blog today says "Nobody comes well out of the Guardian's revelations this morning (bar the Guardian, which seems to have a great investigative scoop on its hands)."
He concludes: "If, as the Guardian claims, between 2,000 and 3,000 people were targeted and had their privacy breached in various ways, then some of the names already mentioned could get together to mount a multi-million pound class action against the Murdoch company. Just starting that process would almost certainly unseal the documents. Then more than the cat would be out of the bag ... and the potential damages unlimited.
"As they used to say in Fleet Street, this story will run and run and run ...."
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