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Laptops lifted at alarming rates

It's getting harder to hang on to your laptop at the airport. If you're not having to take it out and subject it to a blue-glove search, then you're leaving it behind in some airport lounge.

Nearly 1,000 laptops go missing each week at Heathrow Airport in London. About the same amount as at LAX. And if some stranger doesn't take it, maybe the government will. Woe is you, if TSA decides your computer could use a closer look. Now federal authorities can seize your laptop for any reason - or none at all - rifle through its contents and not tell you a thing. They may not even give it back right away.

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I guess being at the airport is no lap of luxury for your computer.

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