Scotland Yard Four cleared – on phone-hacking • The Register

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/08/17/ipcc_clears_met_cops_over_phone_hacking_misconduct_claims/

I have no idea whether Stephenson is a corrupt cop, but I doubt it. Trusted Surveillance in his situation could have made it possible for him to have kept his job. (For example by revealing his disclosure of the “gift” at the time). Yates, however, would almost certainly have no leg to stand on. But had he known that he was operating under Trusted Surveillance, it’s a fair bet he would have performed his duty somewhat more diligently…

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Refugee from the Stumbleupon Blogicide of October 2011 Here you will find my "kneejerk" responses to the world and what I happen to bump into. For my more detailed considerations and proposals, please visit my website or my previous main blogging site.

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