Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of Dec. 12

In a Dec. 15 Future Tense, Nitish Pahwa misstated that New York state had fully banned proof-of-work cryptocurrency mining. In fact, the state has issued a two-year moratorium on granting new crypto-mining permits to fossil fuel power plants that wish to utilize proof of work.

In a Dec. 13 Jurisprudence, Dennis Aftergut and Laurence H. Tribe misstated that the infamous phone conversation between Donald Trump and Brad Raffensperger about Georgia’s vote count in the 2020 presidential election took place on Jan. 2, 2020. It took place on Jan. 2, 2021.

In a Dec. 13 Sports, Alex Kirshner misidentified Iowa Wesleyan University as a community college. It’s a four-year institution.

In a Dec. 9 Music article, Carl Wilson misstated that Steve Lacy was no longer with the group the Internet. The band remains together.

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