Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Plane-spotting in the times of terror

The Delhi Police has arrested two British plane-spotters under charges of spying. This is not the first case of overzealous, humourless officers hounding eccentric-but-essentially-harmless-nerds: some 9 years ago, in a very similar incident, Greece went to the extent of trying and convicting four plane-spotters. Hopefully better sense will prevail in India.

See also: Bhairav Acharya on the joys of plane-spotting.
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