This Day in Blogging History: Font for proofing OCR text; Metal messages for TSA scanners; RIAA could wrongly accuse file-sharers

One year ago today
Font designed for proofreading OCR'ed text: A page on the Distributed Proofreaders project advises people who are trying to find typos in scanned and OCR'ed texts to try DPCustomMono, a font specifically designed to make it easy to catch common OCR errors.

Five years ago today
Metal plates send messages to airport x-ray screeners: These metal places contain messages which will appear when they are X-Rayed.

Ten years ago today
Anonymous paper "Entrapment" warns RIAA could wrongly accuse non-filesharers: A flaw critics have warned of in the RIAA's series of lawsuits against consumers -- the possibility that "innocent" file-sharers could appear "guilty" -- is the subject of a newly released anonymous paper.