A collection of @ioerror's tweets (plus some reactions) on his border experiences

Just read his tweets and be amazed.
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Jacob Appelbaum @ioerror
I am out of the airport and back in Seattle. Nothing more for now, sleep time.
Jacob Appelbaum @ioerror
I hope things in Tunisia are going well for everyone that isn't part of the oppressive ruling class.
Jacob Appelbaum @ioerror
It's very frustrating that I have to put so much consideration into talking about the kind of harassment that I am subjected to in airports.
Jacob Appelbaum @ioerror
I was detained, searched, and CPB did attempt to question me about the nature of my vacation upon landing in Seattle.
Jacob Appelbaum @ioerror
The CPB specifically wanted laptops and cell phones and were visibly unhappy when they discovered nothing of the sort.
Jacob Appelbaum @ioerror
I did however have a few USB thumb drives with a copy of the Bill of Rights encoded into the block device. They were unable to copy it.
Jacob Appelbaum @ioerror
The forensic specialist (who was friendly) explained that EnCase and FTK, with a write-blocker inline were unable to see the Bill of Rights.
Jacob Appelbaum @ioerror
I requested access my lawyer and was again denied. They stated I was I wasn't under arrest and so I was not able to contact my lawyer.
Jacob Appelbaum @ioerror
The CBP (U.S. Customs and Border Protection) agent was waiting for me at the exit gate. Remember when it was our family and loved ones?
Jacob Appelbaum @ioerror
When I handed over my customs declaration form, the female agent was initially friendly. After pulling my record, she had a sour face.
Evgeny Morozov @evgenymorozov
make sure to check @ioerror 's recent tweets about his continuing WikiLeaks-related troubles on re-entering the US
Jacob Appelbaum @ioerror
She attempted to trick me by putting words into my mouth. She marked my card with a large box with the number 1 inside, sent me on my way.
Glenn Greenwald @ggreenwald
WikiLeaks spokesman Jacob Appelbaum once again detained and had his electronics searched upon re-entering the country - see feed: @ioerror
Jacob Appelbaum @ioerror
While waiting for my baggage, I noticed the CBP agent watching me and of course after my bag arrived, I was "randomly" selected for search.
Evgeny Morozov @evgenymorozov
@ggreenwald actually, I'm not sure that @ioerror is currently listed as a WikiLeaks *spokesman* anywhere...
Jacob Appelbaum @ioerror
Only US customs has random number generator worse than a mid-2007 Debian random number generator. Random? Hardly.
Jacob Appelbaum @ioerror
During the search, I made it quite clear that I had no laptop and no cell phone. Only USB drives with the Bill of Rights.
Jacob Appelbaum @ioerror
The CBP agent stated that I had posted on Twitter before my flight and that slip ended the debate about their random selection process.
Jacob Appelbaum @ioerror
The CBP agents in Seattle were nicer than ones in Newark. None of them implied I would be raped in prison for the rest of my life this time.
Jay Rosen @jayrosen_nyu
Jacob Applebaum is named in the Wikileaks court order. He's been tweeting about his experiences today at the hands of US customs: @ioerror
Jacob Appelbaum @ioerror
The CBP agent asked if the ACLU was really waiting. I confirmed the ACLU was waiting and they again denied me contact with legal help.
Jacob Appelbaum @ioerror
All in all, the detainment was around thirty minutes long. They all seemed quite distressed that I had no computer and no phone.
Jacob Appelbaum @ioerror
They were quite surprised to learn that Iceland had computers and that I didn't have to bring my own.
Jacob Appelbaum @ioerror
There were of course the same lies and threats that I received last time. They even complemented me on work done regarding China and Iran.
Jacob Appelbaum @ioerror
I think there's a major disconnect required to do that job and to also complement me on what they consider to be work against police states.
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