“Frankly, the greatest threat facing American attendees of a meeting in Toronto may be their return home.”

Some members of the American Political Science Association, reading a little too far into news reports of Human Rights Commission hearings, worried that their academic freedom or free speech might be trampled while attending the 2009 APSA meetings in Toronto.  The Canadian Association of University Teachers responded with a very clear FAQ about speech protections in Canada that closed with the snide commentary above, noting that Homeland Security goons now have the ability to copy and snoop through the entire contents of your laptop hard drive for shits and giggles national security.