illegal number

Noun.  (legal) a number that represents information which is illegal to possess, utter or propagate. Any information that can be represented in binary format is, ''ipso facto'', representable as a number, and therefore if the information itself is illegal in some way, the pure number itself may be called illegal.(cite web , author Phil Carmody ) (cite news , author Thomas C Greene ) (cite web, url=http://primes.utm.edu/glossary/page.php?sort Illegal) .

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