One of the hallmarks of many Aspies is a sense of justice.
Whether true or not, he sought to bring information that
was potentially important to the world out in the open---
legal or not. Once upon a time, it was illegal
to allow blacks in "white" washrooms. But people broke
the law (despite protests from whites and uncle toms)
in order to win equal rights. Some of yesterday's wackos are
Similar battles for justice continue to this day. McKinnon
felt he was doing the right thing. But at the same time,
was not treated for a condition that is best diagnosed at
an early age.
I think he's been punished enough. At this point, he needs
help, not punishment in the hands of a foreign, hostile