Travelers Say They Were Denied Entry to U.S. for Twitter Jokes

Travelers Say They Were Denied Entry to U.S. for Twitter Jokes

"As American security agencies increasingly take to Twitter, Facebook and other social networking sites in search of potential threats, two European travelers say the system lacks one important quality: a sense of humor. The travelers, Leigh Van Bryan and Emily Bunting, said they were detained overnight after arriving in Los Angeles International Airport last Monday, questioned by agents from the Department of Homeland Security, and then sent back on a return flight to Europe." - New York Times, Jan. 30, 2012.