Re: [asa] Hadley files stolen and published on the internet...

From: Rich Blinne <>
Date: Mon Nov 23 2009 - 15:18:59 EST

Ted, that makes me wonder. I have a vague recollection that the so-called Wedge Document was used as evidence at Dover. It's too bad David O. isn't here still because to my layman's sense this would be fruit from a poisoned tree.


On Nov 23, 2009, at 1:09 PM, Ted Davis wrote:

> In light of the conversation about the Hadley files, I have a few questions to ask. I assure everyone that they are open questions, not leading questions. Here we go:
> (1) Is this particular incident any different, in principle, to having the "wedge" document from TDI made available publicly, after it was hacked from the TDI web site?
> (2) Is this particular incident any different, in principle, to reporters calling up government officials/employees, and getting them to admit (with promises of confidentiality) to certain activities and/or conversations that would otherwise not be known to the general public? In other words, can this be seen as equivalent to investigative journalism?
> I can see a public policy component in this incident, and for that reason I am not seeing any reasons to distinguish this incident from the types mentioned above. Obviously I may be missing something, or others may see it differently even if I am not missing something.
> Ted

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