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Arab-Americans take on hate

Arab-Americans take on hate

By Anna Lekas Miller “[This week]… several members of New York City’s Arab-American community filed into the Good Shephard’s Lutheran Church in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn for the launch of the Take On…

Draft notices sent out 100 Years Late

By Cory Doctorow A US Selective Service database merge used two-digit years, and didn’t sanity-check its threatening notices to 19th century men who’d apparently failed to sign up for the draft by…

NSA Spying: Now It’s Personal

NSA Spying: Now It’s Personal

By Eva Galperin and Nadia Kayyali via EFF Imagine that you watched a police officer in your neighborhood stop ten completely ordinary people every day just to take a look inside their…