Schweser ethics question

At the bottom of page 104 (Book 1) in the Pearl Inv. Mgmt Case C, the “Actions required” states: “If Sherman has received material nonpublic info, he must disclose the fact to Pearl’s Compliance Dept. He must not use the information in his report in any fashion UNLESS HE MAKES A VALID ATTEMPT TO MAKE IT PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE” (emphasis mine.) I always thought that yes, the member has to make an attempt to make the info public, but I don’t ever recall reading that the member may actually use the info once a “valid attempt” has been made to make it public. Did this strike anyone else as odd, or new? Thoughts? Thanks.