Programming ethics

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nsaspook

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or the lack of.
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy...-bugs-that-fueled-wrongful-convictions-in-uk/
Fujitsu is sorry that its software helped send innocent people to prison
Fujitsu exec: "Bugs and errors" aided wrongful prosecutions of UK postal workers.
"Fujitsu would like to apologize for our part in this appalling miscarriage of justice," Paul Patterson, co-CEO of Fujitsu's European division, said in a hearing held by the UK Parliament's Business and Trade Committee. "We were involved from the very start. We did have bugs and errors in the system and we did help the Post Office in their prosecutions of the sub-postmasters. For that we are truly sorry."
https://www.postofficehorizoninquiry.org.uk/sites/default/files/2022-11/FUJ00080690 Report on the EPOSS PinICL Task Force 14052001.pdf

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That code is a crime.
 
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