Police Blogger Wins Hacking Case Damages

A police detective unmasked by "The Times" as the author of an anonymous blog after a reporter hacked into his e-mails has been awarded £42,500 damages by the publisher of the newspaper. Richard Horton, a detective constable with the Lancashire Constabulary, who was the author of the awardwinning NightJack blog about the realities of policing, had sued "The Times" for “damages for breach of confidence, misuse of private information and deceit.”

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