Kamm sentence a deterrent against leaks

31.10.2011                      03.Cheschwan. 5772                       Ta'anit BH"B

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Kamm sentence a deterrent against leaks

The whole military system is based on young, motivated people in complex, confidential positions that allow them access to classified data.

After the Tel Aviv District Court sentenced Anat Kamm to four-and-a-half years imprisonment on Sunday, state prosecutor Hadas Porrer-Gefni told reporters the panel of three judges had given a “strong message” to young people on mandatory army service.
“The court said that what the defendant has done is not just ‘something dumb’ but emphasized, just as we had done, that this is actually a very severe offense,” Porrer-Gefni said, referring to Kamm’s testimony that she had transferred the classified documents out of “mere stupidity.”…