Thomas Watson, Jr.

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Born Wednesday 14 January 1914, died Friday 31 December 1993

Occupation: Businessman

Nationality: American

The future regulatory arrangements for the newspaper industry need to be done in a much calmer deliberative way, in slower time when we've got beyond this media firestorm.

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If you over-react to a crisis legislatively it generally ends in disaster.

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I've got to be careful what I say but Glenn Mulcaire was a blagger and a phone hacker.

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The last thing we want is politicians running newspapers, but so too we don't want newspapers running the government.

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It's the job of a special advisor to be the eyes and ears of a minister and it's the job of a corporate lobbyist to represent the best interests of their organization.

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I've been a minister and I know how cautious you have to be.

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The web of influence which News Corporation spun in Britain, which effectively bent politicians, police and many others in public life to its will, amounted to a shadow state.

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The serendipitous nature of hypertext links is just brilliant for a curious mind. I love it.

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