Prison

03.23.16
Chinese man pleads guilty to stealing US aerospace secrets
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Chinese man pleads guilty to stealing US aerospace secrets

Su Bin was arrested in Canada in 2014 for helping hackers in China target US companies like Boeing.

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12.23.15
Software glitch let 3,200 US prison inmates out early
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Software glitch let 3,200 US prison inmates out early

Washington State's Department of Corrections incorrectly-programmed systems shortened sentences.

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12.19.15
Recommended Reading: The harsh realities of internet fame
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Recommended Reading: The harsh realities of internet fame

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web.

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11.11.15
US prisons allegedly record more inmate calls than they should (update: response)
11.11.15

US prisons allegedly record more inmate calls than they should (update: response)

It might not just be everyday people who've been subject to illegal surveillance -- prisoners may...

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11.05.15
The federal prison bureau needs help stopping contraband drones
11.05.15

The federal prison bureau needs help stopping contraband drones

You don't even want to know where smugglers are hiding their drones.

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10.23.15
FCC caps 'excessive and egregious' prison telephone rates
10.23.15

FCC caps 'excessive and egregious' prison telephone rates

The reform started because a Washington, DC grandmother couldn't afford to call her grandson in prison.

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10.19.15
Rogue federal agent to serve 6.5 years for Silk Road scandal
10.19.15

Rogue federal agent to serve 6.5 years for Silk Road scandal

A former federal agent was sentenced to 78 months in prison for his involvement with the defunct online black market, Silk Road.

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06.02.15
The last Pirate Bay co-founder has served his jail time
06.02.15

The last Pirate Bay co-founder has served his jail time

For years, authorities had played a game of cat and mouse with the co-founders of file-sharing sit...

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