YAL in Action

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Tag: fail
  • Overcoming Obstacles for the Deep Web Screening

    At about 7:30, myself and another member of my chapter at The College of Saint Rose, met at a study room in the library with a laptop and snacks to get the screening started. But as the best laid plans go, our room was overbooked with another group still using it until after 8. Once …

  • FBI illegally collected phone records

    As reported in today’s Washington Post, The FBI illegally collected more than 2,000 U.S. telephone call records between 2002 and 2006 by invoking terrorism emergencies that did not exist or simply persuading phone companies to provide records, according to internal bureau memos and interviews. FBI officials issued approvals after the fact to justify their actions. …

  • Government Fail

    Instead of pouring millions of dollars into the TSA for increased security measures, maybe the government could just prohibit solitaire from TSA computers. Thanks to failblog for the great picture.

  • Why did Fannie and Freddie fail?

    Brad Delong on Cato Unbound claims that demand shifted to private mortgage lenders, so that Fannie and Freddie’s excessively risky loans weren’t the primary reason why the two lenders failed. I’m not sure if I buy this argument.  First of all, F&F may have lost 10% of their market share, but the risky borrowers where …