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"Since publishing Mr. Blaze's technique could lead to an increase in 
thefts and other crimes, it presented an ethical quandary for him and 
for AT&T Labs -- the kind of quandary that must also be confronted 
whenever new security holes are discovered in computing. There's no way 
to warn the good guys without also alerting the bad guys," Mr. Blaze 
said. "If there were, then it would be much simpler -- we would just 
tell the good guys." Publishing a paper about vulnerable locks, however, 
presented greater challenges than a paper on computer flaws....."

No mention of anyone threatening a lawsuit for teaching lock-picking