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+ - MIT student arrested for wearing breadboard

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gillbates writes "An MIT student was arrested at Logan Airport for wearing a solderless breadboard, which officials described as a "fake bomb". According to authorities, "Had she not followed the protocol, we might have used deadly force." The article doesn't say that she made any threats or otherwise indicated that it was a bomb. I can't help but wonder what implications this has for those of us who must routinely fly with prototype electronic devices (such as those en route to CES)."
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+ - MIT Student arrested at Airport for LED Art->

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An anonymous reader writes "An MIT student was arrested today at Logan Airport because she "had a computer circuit board and wiring in plain view over a black hooded sweat shirt she was wearing" when talking to a staffer at an information booth. She was visiting the airport to greet an arriving friend. She was wearing the shirt at a Career Fair earlier to stand out, and apparently didn't change before entering the airport. The police believed the object was a bomb and she was surrounded by a group of officers with submachine guns. Didn't the city learn its lesson from the Aqua Teen Hunger Scare?"
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+ - MIT Student Arrested for Bomb Hoax

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lechuck (672996) writes "An MIT student was arrested at Logan International Airport this morning. She was in possession of a proto-board, LEDs, Resistors, and Play-Doh. Story says that she brought said equipment to the information desk and asked about the status of an arriving passenger. State Police Maj. Scott Pare is quoted as saying that "Thankfully, because she followed instructions as was required, she ended up in a cell as opposed to the morgue." I wonder if it was a picture of Err, since the local police seem to hate that little guy.Local Story Here."

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