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Alan Turing apology

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Alan Turing apology

Wow! For once Gordon has done completely the right thing. I think many people suspected that the Government would never apologise for the grave injustice served to Alan Turing. Well...
http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/turing/
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Re: Alan Turing apology

It is a long time ago but I do not remember much noise about this then. Is it significant that comrade Brown is making the apology that it was the Labour Govt that was in power at the time?
colintivy
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Re: Alan Turing apology

Maybe but a government does not carry out prosecutions
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Re: Alan Turing apology

Quote from: colintivy
It is a long time ago but I do not remember much noise about this then. Is it significant that comrade Brown is making the apology that it was the Labour Govt that was in power at the time?
colintivy

Well he needs some good publicity after all the horror stories of late Wink