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    • Naftali Uzzi
    • 15.12.09 | 23:45 (IST)

    I agree this is a standard border tactic. However, they were ineffective in blowing up the laptop because the data was not destroyed. They should have ground that drive and any disks into dust and reimbursed the cost of the drive rather the entire laptop. Then you can say security was implemented. This was rather amateurish and childish without any effective result in containing a suspect security threat. Shin Bet can do better!

    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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