MEDIA
03/28/2008 02:44 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Fark.com Founder Accuses Fox Newsman Of Hacking Into Site

Local TV reporters are infamous for practicing "ambush" journalism -- but as they try to take their gotcha practices to the Web, increasingly they're the ones ambushed. The first rule of hacking, after all, is "Don't get caught." And Fox newsman Darrell Phillipsmay have broken that rule, says Drew Curtis. Curtis, far left, is the founder of Fark.com, a thoroughly juvenile, and entertaining, social news site where users pick the headlines. Phillips, left, is the new media manager at WHBQ Fox13, a News Corp.-owned TV station in Memphis, Tenn. And Curtis claims to have assembled all-but-conclusive electronic evidence that Phillips has tried to hack into Fark's servers, potentially breaking several laws.

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