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'We're not trying to stop them from trying to sell their story, but we are saying you can't profit from it.' (Philip Ruddock)
Our beloved Attorney-General makes no attempt to explain why anyone, let alone a penniless, socially-marginalised, virtually unemployable convicted 'terrorist,' would want to sell anything except to make a profit. Perhaps he'll require David Hicks to provide a profit-and-loss statement on the writing of the book:
Advance against royalty: $500,000
4 years in Guantanamo Bay: Priceless