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Stories from December 20, 2013, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. Trevor Perrin requests removal of NSA from IETF Crypto Review (ietf.org)
1056 points by tptacek on Dec 20, 2013 | 140 comments
2. Secret contract tied NSA and security industry pioneer (reuters.com)
899 points by bbatsell on Dec 20, 2013 | 320 comments
3. Developer and Power Users Tool List for Windows (hanselman.com)
392 points by Walkman on Dec 21, 2013 | 187 comments
4. Letter From A Psychopath (twitlonger.com)
383 points by mannjani on Dec 20, 2013 | 330 comments
5. Canada's top court has overturned all restrictions on prostitution (aljazeera.com)
303 points by kostyk on Dec 20, 2013 | 213 comments
6. “WarGames” Magazine Identified (rat.bz)
300 points by m_walden on Dec 20, 2013 | 77 comments
7. Regex Golf (alf.nu)
285 points by subbz on Dec 20, 2013 | 169 comments
8. N.S.A. Dragnet Included Allies, Aid Groups and Business Elite (nytimes.com)
279 points by weu on Dec 20, 2013 | 113 comments
9. An update on Truecrypt (cryptographyengineering.com)
202 points by clarkm on Dec 21, 2013 | 44 comments
10. Google Bus blocked, window smashed in West Oakland (indybay.org)
202 points by negrit on Dec 20, 2013 | 319 comments
11. Google just approved our first CyanogenMod phone (plus.google.com)
177 points by bane on Dec 20, 2013 | 53 comments
12. Origami - Design prototyping with Quartz Composer (facebook.github.io)
154 points by vanwilder77 on Dec 20, 2013 | 17 comments
13. After a year of struggling, my startup is now open source (github.com)
144 points by abeiz on Dec 20, 2013 | 57 comments
14. The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Volume II (caltech.edu)
126 points by jonbaer on Dec 21, 2013 | 22 comments
15. Clearer Conditionals using De Morgan's Laws (thoughtbot.com)
115 points by gabebw on Dec 20, 2013 | 78 comments
16. Web Domain White Elephant Exchange (docs.google.com)
112 points by shakes on Dec 20, 2013 | 97 comments
17. Gap between asm.js and native gets narrower with float32 optimizations (hacks.mozilla.org)
116 points by evilpie on Dec 20, 2013 | 114 comments
18. Browser Extension Password Managers Exposing Passwords Everywhere (isecpartners.github.io)
111 points by beNjiox on Dec 20, 2013 | 87 comments
19. Buckminster Fuller - Everything I Know (42 hours of video) (archive.org)
106 points by ColinWright on Dec 20, 2013 | 35 comments
20. Deconstructing Functional Programming [video] (infoq.com)
106 points by newgame on Dec 20, 2013 | 109 comments
21. [dupe] What Google would have looked like in the 1960s (masswerk.at)
100 points by lanbird on Dec 21, 2013 | 24 comments
22. 2013: A Year of Open Source at Facebook (facebook.com)
104 points by jamesgpearce on Dec 20, 2013 | 43 comments
23. Cards Stolen in Target Breach Flood Underground Markets (krebsonsecurity.com)
95 points by clarkm on Dec 20, 2013 | 83 comments
24. Erlang: The Written History (josetteorama.com)
90 points by josette on Dec 21, 2013 | 16 comments
25. [dupe] Fabrice Bellard: Portrait of a Super-Productive Programmer (2011) (smartbear.com)
88 points by Baustin on Dec 20, 2013 | 24 comments
26. Majority of published scientific data not recoverable 20 years later (upi.com)
87 points by bane on Dec 20, 2013 | 34 comments
27. New APIs to release code on Heroku (heroku.com)
86 points by friism on Dec 20, 2013 | 10 comments
28. The Silicon Valley-ization of San Francisco (slate.com)
83 points by clarkm on Dec 20, 2013 | 86 comments
29. A Tiny Speaker Printed on a Single Sheet of Paper (wired.com)
83 points by gyosko on Dec 20, 2013 | 15 comments
30. When You Criticize Someone, You Make It Harder for that Person to Change (hbr.org)
78 points by selmnoo on Dec 21, 2013 | 33 comments
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