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Stephen Fry and Schools Out join Alan Turing campaign

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  1. Is there a petitiion to apologise to Oscar Wilde for his conviction also?

  2. @Vince – I don’t think so – Let’s start one – I also understand your irony

  3. Turing helped invent the Enigma machine, sadly his name wasn’t given to it or more people would know about it.

    I believe that the Apple logo, with a bite out of it, used on Apple Mac’s is in honor of Alan Turing as he killed himself by injecting poison into an apple and biting it…

  4. darkmoonman 7 Sep 2009, 3:18pm

    Turing helped decipher the code produced by Germany’s Enigma machine. He conceived the idea of the Turing machine, still used in computer science today.

    I suppose an apology is symbolically for our community good, but I really see it as 69 years too late as Turning will no nothing of it.

  5. Lloyd L. Thoms Jr., United States of America 7 Sep 2009, 3:26pm

    WHY do you discriminate against citizens of former colonies?

  6. Lloyd L. Thoms Jr., United States of America 7 Sep 2009, 3:28pm

    WHY do you discriminate against citizens of former colobies?

  7. Brian Burton 7 Sep 2009, 5:06pm

    I want an apogy for: Lord Montague, Micheal Pitt-Rivers and Peter Wildblood Who were also Jailed in the 1950s for the same ‘HOMOSEXUAL CRIMES’ as Alan Turing.

  8. Surely we should be asking for an apology for ALL people convicted of homosexual crimes Brian.

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