[sf-lug] Fwd: Re:Researcher involved with Noisebridge detained at U.S. border, questioned about Wikileaks

Bobbie Sellers bliss at sfo.com
Mon Aug 2 22:35:19 PDT 2010

Quoting from the article"Appelbaum is a hacker and security researcher 
who co-founded the Noisebrigge hacker space in
San Francisco's Mission district. He's also worked to bypass the 
security <http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-10300233-83.html> of "smart" 
parking meters, unearth flaws in Web
security certificates, and discover a novel way to bypass hard drive 

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: 	Re: [ Researcher detained at U.S. border, questioned about 
Date: 	Mon, 2 Aug 2010 21:39:45 -0700
From: 	Alan Crandall <snip>


On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 8:42 PM, Odd H. Sandvik<snipped>  wrote:

>  "Appelbaum, a U.S. citizen, was taken into a room, frisked and his bag
>  was searched. Receipts from his bag were photocopied and his laptop was
>  inspected but it's not clear in what manner, the sources said. Officials
>  from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the U.S. Army then told
>  him he was not under arrest but was being detained, the sources said.
>  They asked questions about Wikileaks, asked for his opinions about the
>  wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and asked where Wikileaks founder Julian
>  Assange is, but he declined to comment without a lawyer present,
>  according to the sources. He was not permitted to make a phone call,
>  they said."
>  http://news.cnet.com/8301-27080_3-20012253-245.html

Obamas'  SS at work
and we thought he was going to save us ! :(

if you bought it
a truck driver brought it
	End of forwarded post.

	Gonna look at Tor.
	very interesting

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