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Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au
Tue Oct 5 15:12:06 EST 2010
> On 5/10/10 11:35 AM, Roger Clarke wrote:
>> I wasn't talking about legal rights. I was answering this question:
>> At 7:13 +1100 5/10/10, Richard Chirgwin wrote:
>>> To me, the key question in this debate is this: what moral force should
>>> be given to the blogger's custom of anonymity? ...
At 14:59 +1100 5/10/10, Richard Chirgwin wrote:
>However, Roger, that leaves us not much advanced. I'm grappling with
>whether News actually did something "wrong", as distinct from something
>we find distasteful or mean-spirited.
There's a quite tenable argument, based on any and all of the
documents quoted earlier, that News did wrong.
They may not have breached any laws.
But the protections for human rights of these kinds are so utterly
deficient that it would be a very bad mistake to equate 'wrong' with
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