Phone Hacking: U.K. Regulator Deems BSkyB 'Fit and Proper' TV License Holder

Phone Hacking: U.K. Regulator Deems BSkyB 'Fit and Proper' TV License Holder

Sidmouth : United Kingdom | Sep 20, 2012 at 2:38 AM PDT
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UPDATED: It calls former chairman James Murdoch's conduct "both difficult to comprehend and ill-judged," but said it couldn't conclude that he "deliberately engaged in any wrongdoing."

U.K. media regulator Ofcom has ruled that pay TV giant BSkyB is "fit and proper" to hold a U.K. broadcast license, but it was critical of some of the decisions made by former chairman and current board member James Murdoch, the son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch.

In July 2011, amid the debate about the phone hacking scandal and other allegations, Ofcom had said that its duty was to review whether the company was fit and proper to continue to hold its broadcast licenses.

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