Michael, European and US security personnel REGULARLY destroy all kinds of computers and electronic devices. Just like the $20,000 stream server that my friend Solomon took from the US to Israel on British Air was taken apart and broken in the US by US Immigration Agents. On the way home, it took him two months to get what was left of the computer back to him as it was held over in London for investigation.
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from the article: Police shoot U.S. student's laptop upon entry to Israel