It seems the post September 11th regime (and it is one too) has stretched its long McCarthy-ist fingers into the tech industry. I remember reading the story of how this young man was arrested but then I had heard nothing more until this article.
Guilty until proven innocent. CNET News.com’s Declan McCullaghchronicles the bizarre tale of an Intel engineer thrown into U.S. solitary confinement for reasons that remain confidential. [CNET News.com]
Makes me wonder if I can be arrested for donating to the Sierra Club. They oppose Bush’s plan to drill for oil in Alaska you know. I have friends who are Palestinian that I have not seen since slightly after September 11th. I wonder what’s became of them.