Christie Blatchford: Nothing sinister about data destruction, defence tells gas plants trial

TORONTO — It was merely “benign, or custodial” work that Peter Faist performed on computers in former Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty’s office, Faist told the criminal trial of his spouse, Laura Miller, and her former boss, David Livingston, on Monday.

  • Alain

    Custodian work, my arse. When did it become legal for wipe government hard drives? That is one big NONO.

  • Watchman

    North American precedent: If a government computer contains yoga routines and your daughter’s wedding plans you are allowed to delete anything you think is not relevant or could be used in a court of law against you. Ref. Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State.