News Corp. (NWS) denies allegations that soon-to-be-sold affiliate NDS not only hacked the...

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News Corp. (NWS) denies allegations that soon-to-be-sold affiliate NDS not only hacked the smartcards of a British rival to BSkyB, but also those of Australian pay-TV competitors during the 1990s. Even if true, the activity wasn't actually illegal at the time in Australia. Shares -1.1%.