It’s believed that over 3200 Washington state prisoners were released from their sentences early because of a bug which miscalculated time credits for their good behaviour.
China absolutely dominates the rest of the world when it comes to the number of patents it produces. This is partly due to a government that encourages inventors with everything from cash gifts, tenured jobs at universities and early release from prison. Wait, what?
When one of Britain’s biggest cyber criminals was jailed in 2011, officials thought they would be safe from his internet attacks. But then he managed to sneak into a prison computer class and hack the jail’s network.