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In this Thursday, March 19, 2015, file photo, a notebook of British mathematician Alan Turing is displayed in front of his portrait during an auction preview in Hong Kong. Thousands of men convicted under now-abolished anti-homosexuality laws in Britain have been pardoned posthumously under a law passed on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, and many more still alive can now apply to have their criminal convictions wiped out. Calls for a general pardon have noted the 1954 suicide of World War II codebreaking hero Alan Turing after his conviction for "gross indecency." After he received a posthumous royal pardon in 2013, pressure for pardons intensified. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, file)

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FILE - This Jan. 22, 2015 file photo, a page from the hand-written notebook by Alan Turing, the World War II code-breaking genius depicted by Benedict Cumberbatch in the Oscar-nominated "The Imitation Game," is shown at Bonhams auction house in New York. The 56-page manuscript, containing Turing's complex mathematical and computer science notations, is being sold by Bonhams in New York on Monday, April 13. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

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Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, a math professor and puzzle enthusiast, who helped to break the German code in World War II in "The Imitation Game." (The Weinstein Company VIA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)