As an update on the "Hypocrite Commits" scandal, the authors have now withdrawn the paper from the IEEE S&P 2021 symposium.

Withdrawal letter:


@meena @zacchiro Still difficult for me to swallow. Responsible computer science: You work in a test environment and see how vulnerabilities develop. [Go to the supermarket -> see if you can take out food without pay -> theft ...]. I suppose it is more a social science experiment in the wrong department. They should also be forced to do health and safety assessments in these environments, as we experimentalists do for a long time!

@zacchiro neat, the one proper thing they could do. Nice.
Their first response was less fortunate... guess the university had a stern talk with the prof after the PR nightmare
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