back to article 'You can say I'm paranoid about it, but they will kill me'

This was the week when Belizean police started the search for securities firm founder John McAfee, a suspect in the murder of his neighbour. McAfee appears to be on the lam from the police, hiding under sand and issuing statements to the media about his "persecution". The antivirus pioneer claimed that the police were trying to …

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"We're not accusing you of being illegal, we're accusing you of being immoral"

Who much have these MPs claimed for expenses?

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Re: "We're not accusing you of being illegal, we're accusing you of being immoral"

Maybe this makes more sense if you think of it as poacher turned gamekeeper. Anyone who has played the system themselves can spot another player.

Or it could just be hypocrisy. You be the judge.

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McAfee

is not / was not a "securities firm".

Securities is a separate and distinct business area unto itself, a financial term - it is not a clever way of saying "IT security".

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Hypocrasy

Hodge said: " We're not accusing you of being illegal, we're accusing you of being immoral."

Surely it's Googles job to maximize value to the shareholders within the framework of the law. It is the governments job to ensure laws are enacted which penalize immoral acts.

The government is to blame if Google abides the law but doesn't pay tax. It seems only the HMRC comes out of this well.

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IT Angle

No surprise here

If you're business is computer security, you should be paranoid.

If you are a big name in computer security, apparently you may become absolutely paranoid.

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A few months ago in Belize

The police raided MacAfee's house for illegal firearms. They seized his weapons and his permits. Back at the station house they found one pistol for which the police couldn't find a permit. MacAfee insisted he had a permit for that one just as he had for the rest of his collection. He had to pay a large fine to settle the matter.

If true then he is right to be paranoid about being in the custody of the police looking for a murderer.

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