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The most important thing to me is that people hear about Alan Turing and realise his incredible impact on the modern world, and how terrible the impact of prejudice was on him.
— Computer scientist John Graham-Cumming, who is seeking a government apology and posthumous pardon for scientist Alan Turing. In 1952, Turing was prosecuted under the gross indecency act after admitting to a sexual relationship with a man. Two years later, he killed himself. So far, Graham-Cumming has gathered more than 5500 signatures on a petition to 10 Downing Street.