Anyone heard about the Berkeley college student?
camera_lumina at hotmail.com
Fri Nov 29 09:06:09 PST 2002
In the Chinese papers over the last few days they've been reporting an
incident that happened to a Chinese UC Berkeley college student, who was
using her cell phone to discuss playing some sort of videogame. The
videogame involves placing "explosives" in various places in the game.
Apparently, whithin minutes after completing the call, police (or other)
officers showed up at her room and brought her in for questioning. She
apparently brought the officers over to the friend's house to show them the
videogame, "proving" that she was indeed talking about a videogame.
Has anyone heard of this in the "regular" (ie, non-Chinese) press? The
Chinese folks are of course up in arms about the apparent "profiling" this
would imply, apparently ignoring the deeper implications. (For instance, did
they actually get a wire tap for this monitoring? If so, why? If not,
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