Hacker Detained at Airport, Laptop and Phones Searched

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SeverianSilk

Two kinds of people that our Gov't hates the most and will take all possible action against:

 

1. Those who are smarter than they are, and

2. Those who are richer than they are.

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xzillerationer

Win.

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xzillerationer

Win.

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tedster98

I hardly think a computer hacker is a security risk at an airport. I'm more worried about ali akbar achmed and his other raghead friends. Start using common sense TSA and PROFILE.

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M0nst3rB0y

No one expects the HLS Inquisiton! 

Oh the enviable knowledge of the insides of the computer that is denied to all those who are not allowed to open it while it's still working - and all the better to gain such knowledge on anothers' HW and warranty!

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linkmaster6

Maybe they didn't do anything to his equipment, maybe its a well thought out plan to force him into getting new equipment that they will intercept and bug...

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Ghok

Ah, so if the authorities are allowed around normal laws in an airport, it makes perfect sense to do all your interrogating there! Have some guy you want to hassle without due process? Just do it in an airport! Hey, it's kind of like how Guantánamo Bay works!

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B.A.Frayd

Actually, it's nothing like how Gitmo works...

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Havok

He's all like: 

"Oh hai guyz. I found a problem with teh interwebs, but we can fix it."

And now the authorities are one step away from giving him a full cavity search... I feel for this guy.

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Neufeldt2002

I hope he finds what they did and he exposes them.

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orlandoguy

we hope too .. becouse it very importatn for us

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Queenof1

if he's White Hat, doesn't that means he's one of the good guys and DHS should be offering him a job?

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zNelson24

I'm don't think that the DHS (and all those other high level, three letter law enforcement agencies) care about a computer hacker's moral disposition (the hat color). The fact that he's capable of finding and using a bunch of critical exploits is enough to have persons detained in their eyes.

It sucks, and I hope this guy can figure out if (and what) they did to his equipment.

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