Posted by: Bill | September 25, 2009

Shady

I know I’m not supposed to say things like this out loud, but this is really shady. As the author notes, standard procedure in the scientific community and general common sense is to test a hypothesis by trying to disprove it (as is transparency in how one arrives at their conclusions). The “owner” of this data flatly refused to share what he had. Shady, very shady.

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  1. […] and the server was not “hacked”. This isn’t hugely important though. As I said a few months ago, withholding data in any public policy issue is shady. Withholding data and messing with the […]


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