And about time too!

From the BBC website:

PM apology after Turing petition

Gordon Brown has said he is sorry for the “appalling” way World War II code breaker Alan Turing was treated for being gay.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/8249792.stm

It’s only about 50 years too late but welcome all the same. He has always been a well known and respected figure in the geek community (the server at my old university was called Turing) but he has never gained much recognition in the wider community, perhaps this apology will do a little to redress the balance.

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