In his defense, he probably didn't think he was doing anything wrong by removing those files
Document retention regulations have been around for quite a while now. Any network engineer that isn't aware that there are rules in place about this, especially since he knew the identity of the VIP, isn't a very good systems manager. Back when I wore that hat, there were occasions when I made sure a request like this came from a supervisor and in writing.
Except that only a few documents were found to be marked classified.
Since it was "only a few" does that make it okay? It is okay if I only kill a few people or only steal a few cars?
Sometimes I'll just say "that movie SUCKED. But the visual effects were AWESOME!".
This is the reason that for the Academy Awards each category, save Best Picture, is voted on only by the members in that category. A movie can absolutely suck but have great music or amazing editing. The people who work in a field know for what to look when they watch and know good work when it happens.
Making a device that lets other, non-governmental people stop me from using it is not a service, it's a theft.
Not if you agree to those terms. If the terms of attending a concert are "no recording, filming or photography" then you agree to be stopped by attending the concert. Don't like those terms? Don't go.
if they're smuggled in, returning them after the concert.
Why stop there? Put up a sign stating that cellphones observed during the concert will be confiscated and turned over to authorities whereupon the owner will be charged with some minor crime/fined if they show up to retrieve it.
The performer has the right to set the conditions under which they perform and observers violating those terms deserve some kind of negative reinforcement.
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I am not familiar with this unit of measurement. Is it derived or a base unit?
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