Google responded to a News Corp with a statement "joking about eating hamsters as a response to a strongly worded letter from the chief executive of News Corp in which he accused Google of being a
'platform for piracy,'" per the Business Insider.
The statement references a 1989 newspaper story published in the News Corp-owned The Sun
that describes comedian Freddie Starr being
accused of eating a hamster in a sandwich. It emerged years later that the story was created by British publicist Max Clifford, currently serving an eight-year prison sentence for indecent assault.
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