Sunday, June 5, 2011

In a strange twist of fate, a man is brought to court on wiretapping charges because of a law passed at his brother's urging, a brother often burned by electronic surveillance revelations in the media and currently engulfed in his own legal quagmire because of them.

Italy - A judge in the northern city of Milan on Friday sent Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's brother to trial for the illegal publication of a wiretapped phone conversation in conservative Italian daily Il Giornale. (more)