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Guido Fawkes May Sue Tory MP Over Hacking Accusation

  • The Drum, Wednesday, July 24, 2013 2:35 PM

Popular politics blog Guido Fawkes claims to have initiated legal proceedings against anti-porn campaigner Claire Perry MP after conducting a readers’ poll to sway the decision. The site published a two-sentence report on 23 July that the MP’s website had been hacked and was hosting pornographic pictures. The piece signed off with the line “At least her website will be blocked when the new rules come into effect…” in typical Guido humour. The story prompted the Tory MP to take to Twitter to accuse Guido of sponsoring the hack.

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