Reply to post: Re: "not be in the public interest" to prosecute Phorm

Phorm suspends its shares from trading amid funding scrabble

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Re: "not be in the public interest" to prosecute Phorm

> Out of interest, what's the regular meaning of this "not in the public interest"?

I have always found it very strange. In civilised countries plus France, anyone who becomes aware that a crime may have been committed is obliged to report it, and the courts are obliged to investigate and eventually prosecute.

I do not particularly recall the public being consulted on any of those "public interest" decisions. Those chaps must have a really good crystal ball.

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