[OT]Royal pardon for codebreaker Turing

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Dec 27 18:34:01 CET 2013


On 24/12/2013 05:07, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Dec 2013 00:32:31 +0000, Mark Lawrence wrote:
>
>> Maybe of interest to some of you
>> http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25495315
>
> While I'm happy for Alan Turing, may he rest in peace, I think the
> thousands of other homosexuals who have been prosecuted for something
> which shouldn't be a crime in the first place might be a bit peeved that
> he is singled out for a pardon.
>
> Personally, I think that people ought to throw a party celebrating
> Turing's rehabilitation, and do it right outside the Russian Embassy.
>

Any particular reason for the restriction to Russian Embassy?

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Mark Lawrence




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