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    • Jonathan Howard
    • 15.12.09 | 23:55 (IST)

    There are many reasons for scientists like myself deciding not to visit Israel until the conversion of Israel to normal rules of behaviour. Here is a new one. We carry our scientific careers in our laptops. The behaviour of this idiotic cop could have destroyed a decade of work. If the hard disk survived it looks like astonishing good luck. We shall see whether it did. Meanwhile, best not bring your laptops to Israel. Better still, choose not to come at all while this brigandige continues. Prefer Skype. Jonathan Howard

    from the article: Police shoot U.S. student's laptop upon entry to Israel
    First published 18:30 15.12.09 | Last updated 17:37 16.12.09
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