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  • Draft Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Update Expands Powers and Penalties
    By on March 25, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    Despite calls to limit the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, it looks like Congress is planning to drastically expand the law and penalties. walterbyrd writes with a few of the major changes listed in the draft bill (22 pages): “Adds computer crimes as a form of racketeering. Expands the ways in which you could be guilty of the CFAA — including making you just as guilty if you plan to ‘violate’ the CFAA than if you actually did so. Ratchets up many (more…)

  • The 50 Biggest NBA Draft Day Fails
    By on June 25, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Because if you even think about picking a dude who other players can actually jump over, we’re going to call you on it.


  • The 10 most awkward NHL Draft rookie glamour shots
    By on July 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The wonderfully strange “glamour shots” taken of the draftees in their spiffy new sweaters, with hilariously awkward poses. This year, there were prominent themes: The “jersey lift,” modeled here by No. 1 overall pick Taylor Hall of the Edmonton Oilers, the “darkened spotlight,” the “darkened spotlight,” and finally, there’s the “curtain splitter”.


  • 8 NBA Teams Who Beat The Draft Lottery Odds [Gallery]
    By on May 20, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Since the NBA instituted a weighted lottery system before the 1990 draft, eight teams with a less than 10 percent chance of winning the drawing have been awarded the No. 1 pick.


  • ESPN sets viewership record with three-day NFL draft
    By on April 28, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    ESPN broadcast of the NFL draft has drawn the most viewers ever.


  • Where Are They Now? 13 NFL Draft Busts
    By on October 23, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    The NFL draft is a time for excitement and optimism, but realistically, some of the players taken aren’t going to pan out in the NFL. What happens to all of the old bust picks, though? They don’t just disappear, and many of them are far more successful off the field than they ever were in the NFL.