January 1, 2010
"Jones’ violations of the confidentiality agreements didn’t bother Gavin Schmidt or Nature, for example. Indeed, there is no evidence that either of them even noticed that Jones had breached the confidentiality agreements said to be enforceable against “skeptics” by distributing confidential data.
The idea that masters of the universe should be constrained by confidentiality agreements doesn’t seem to have occurred to them. It should have."