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Paragraph 22, though, deals with what happened after News of the World journalist Mr Clive Goodman was imprisoned for intercepting communications illegally. You say that you recall a meeting in 2007 where the chief executive and the legal secretary reminded Trinity Mirror's national newspaper editors of these responsibilities following the jailing of Mr Goodman. There was then an email explaining to staff a zero tolerance policy on Data Protection Act breaches.

In your view, was impact, if any, did that action have?

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