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[[!meta date="2015-01-23 00:12:00"]]
[[!meta title="On those who refuse to subscribe to Sky because of Murdoch"]]
[[!tag  imported_PyBlosxom politics business]]

> I know that lots of people refuse to subscribe to Sky because of its
> connection to Rupert Murdoch, but News Corp owns only 39 per cent of
> BSkyB and the Murdoch family owns only 12 per cent of News Corp. That
> means that more than 95 per cent of Sky is owned by not-Murdoch, which
> as far as I'm concerned puts it in the clear. Murdoch's 4.68 per cent
> of Sky is only a fraction more than Libya's 3.27 per cent share of
> Pearson: I've never heard of anyone refusing to buy a Penguin book
> because of Colonel Gaddafi.

([source](http://www.lrb.co.uk/v35/n13/john-lanchester/are-we-having-fun-yet))