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25 December 2010

UK Bankers Try Gag of Student's Research

The UK bankers' trade association tried to get Cambridge University to remove the thesis of one of our research students from his web page. The thesis, for which we awarded him an MPhil degree and which has been online for several months, is at

The web page to which the banks object is at

The bankers' takedown letter is at

I sent them a robust response, with the support of senior colleagues

and also blogged the incident

Nonetheless it might do no harm to add this incident to your excellent collection!

Happy Christmas,

Ross Anderson


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