An “elite FBI forensic unit” admitted that for two decades, nearly every examiner “gave flawed testimony” (aka lied) about hair sample evidence in criminal trials.
This is important, as the author of the article states:
Remember this the next time the FBI asks for an encryption backdoor and promises not to abuse it.
A government that is able to spy on you at all times will be able to find you guilty of any crime they choose if they so choose to come after you.
Source: FBI admits to giving flawed testimony for decades / Boing Boing