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Jail Authorities Mistakenly Early Released 3,200 Prisoners due to a Silly Software Bug

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    Washington State Department of Corrections (DoC) is facing an investigation after it early released around 3,200 prisoners per year, since 2002, when a bug was introduced in the software used to calculate time credits for inmates' good behavior. The software glitch led to a miscalculation of sentence reductions that US prisoners were receiving for their good behaviour. Over the next 13
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