Libraryofcongress

11.05.14
Digital liberty advocates want the right to resurrect old online games
11.05.14

Digital liberty advocates want the right to resurrect old online games

It's great that many games have strong online components, but there's a dark side to that connecte...

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09.10.14
Artist creates hilariously surreal GIFs from Library of Congress photos
09.10.14

Artist creates hilariously surreal GIFs from Library of Congress photos

Despite the myriad communication options we as a technologically advanced have at our fingertips (...

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08.06.14
Library of Congress finds unreleased 'Duke Nukem' code lurking in its catalog
08.06.14

Library of Congress finds unreleased 'Duke Nukem' code lurking in its catalog

When a video game studio cancels a project, the code tends to stay with the developers or else dis...

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07.29.14
Here's what the phone unlocking bill means, and how it affects our future
07.29.14

Here's what the phone unlocking bill means, and how it affects our future

Getting Democrats and Republicans to pass an act of Congress is the exception more than the rule....

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05.14.14
The Library of Congress is wrecking CDs to learn how to save them
05.14.14

The Library of Congress is wrecking CDs to learn how to save them

Like it or not, CDs rot over time -- your well-worn copy of Soundgarden's Superunknown might not p...

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03.22.13
First message sent from space to be preserved by Library of Congress (video)
03.22.13

First message sent from space to be preserved by Library of Congress (video)

A 1958 message by then-President Dwight Eisenhower sent from space has been selected for the Natio...

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03.04.13
White House announces support for unlocking cell phones
03.04.13

White House announces support for unlocking cell phones

A petition on the White House's website to work for a new law universally allowing the unlockin...

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02.21.13
Smartphone petition breaks 100,000 signatures, forces White House response
02.21.13

Smartphone petition breaks 100,000 signatures, forces White House response

The petition to reinstate the DMCA protection of smartphone unlockers has reached 100,000 signator...

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02.14.13
Library of Congress unveils plan to preserve early US sound recordings
02.14.13

Library of Congress unveils plan to preserve early US sound recordings

Historic audio recordings aren't exactly easy to access and play back since they're often in obscu...

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