1. 22 June 2012

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    “We were returning to London with our suitcases full of drones, batteries and wiring equipment. Customs scanned through the suitcases and their eyes widened,” said Young.

    He said the officers then decided to call in the special branch, whose officers began questioning the three performers about their projects and asked them to describe what the electronic drones were all about in layman’s terms.

    “They asked us what electronic countermeasures we were trying to achieve! They took all of our materials and asked us for weblinks and references. Then they went away and Googled the project.”

    After that, Young said each team member was taken away for individual questioning. “They were also quite interested to know if we had cars.”

    — Quadcopter drone group held in London airport on suspicion of terrorism - Irish Innovation News – Siliconrepublic.com (via iamdanw)

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