Reply to post: Re: Black and white or various shades of grey?

Computer Misuse Act charge against British judge thrown out

Gene Cash Silver badge

Re: Black and white or various shades of grey?

The shades of grey has always been the level of access to the computer in question.

In this case, she was a judge, so she did have access. She shouldn't have accessed that particular file according to various unspecified rules of conduct, but she had never been trained/told otherwise.

I think that considering her motives to ensure an unbiased trial, this was a just and fair verdict.

Granted, there are the tones of "we wouldn't have got off so easy" but that's a different subject.

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