Whistleblowing is different than stealing or trespassing
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Submitted by Independent (United States), Nov 30, 2009 15:03
"A lot of the same folk on the right who are so ardent about the rule of law when it comes to Chrysler bondholders or illegal immigration seem less bent out of shape by the tactics that may have been used to access these emails. They may wish to recall that lawbreaking is lawbreaking, even when it is done for what may seem like a desirable end of humiliating the climate-change alarmists."
No, because not all lawbreaking are the same. Whistleblowing, in its various forms, serves to publicize improper activity -- and though it almost always violates some nondisclosure law or policy, it can serve a legitimate purpose.
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