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Inside the Surveillance State: How Peaceful Activists Get Swept Up onto “Terrorist” Watch Lists

TruthOut and ACLU Massachusetts / By Nancy Murray and Kade Crockford Sourced from AlterNet There appears to be no end to the appetite for data to be stored and mined, and all sorts of agencies want a share of the

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Feb 10, 1996: Kasparov Loses Chess Game to Computer

On this day in 1996, after three hours, world chess champion Gary Kasparov loses the first game of a six-game match against Deep Blue, an IBM computer capable of evaluating 200 million moves per second.  Man was ultimately victorious over

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