MuckRock, a public records information service, has used the Freedom of Information Act to uncover the kind of government documents that make history.
These are not those documents. These are the fun ones.
MuckRock user Jason Smathers requested from the FBI any docs that referenced l33t speak – the infamous early ninties script kiddie cant – that would aid in their investigation of cyber crimes. What he got was a barely legible 83 pages of acronyms that agents were encouraged to use to keep up with their grandkids on Twitter, Facebook, and yes, MySpace. Because if there’s anybody that should be keeping tabs on the DBI (douche-bag index) of the youth, it’s the federal government.