Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 24th Dec 2013 15:56 UTC, submitted by M.Onty
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"His later life was overshadowed by his conviction for homosexual activity, a sentence we would now consider unjust and discriminatory and which has now been repealed," said Mr Grayling.

"Turing deserves to be remembered and recognised for his fantastic contribution to the war effort and his legacy to science. A pardon from the Queen is a fitting tribute to an exceptional man."

Finally.

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Comment by Wafflez
by Wafflez on Wed 25th Dec 2013 00:05 UTC
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Why Turing is getting the pardon? Queen should (not) be getting the pardon, not Turing.

Also, why the hell englishmen still have a queen? It's 21st century, not middle ages.

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