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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…

The Return of Jim Crow in North Carolina

The Return of Jim Crow in North Carolina

By Lauren McCauley Rights Groups Call for Halt to 'Worst Since Jim Crow' Voting Law Hundreds of people were turned away outside of a packed courtroom in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on Monday…