.@rupertmurdoch What sort of awful people would engage in hacking in pursuit of a story? That's . . . whoops.This is awkward.— Popehat (@Popehat) February 6, 2013
Rupert Murdoch, however, did not get where he is today by being shy, retiring, or cowardly.
@calebrapoport what do I know about hacking?Nothing until about two years ago.One newspaper guilty several years ago. Nothing since.— Rupert Murdoch(@rupertmurdoch) February 6, 2013
Perhaps the most interesting reply to Murdoch's original tweet, however, came from the Anonymous Press Office, itself no stranger to the dark arts of cyber warfare.
@rupertmurdoch No they aren't.— Anonymous(@CIApressoffice) February 6, 2013
So what does this mean? Maybe Murdoch's Twitter account has been hacked by Anonymous in the most lo-fi, ceci-n'est-pas-un-hack kinda way. If this is the case, all Fast Company would like to say is this: Dude, that's so meta.