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Byron Sonne may be the world’s worst wannabe terrorist, according to his defence lawyer

The crux of the defence’s closing remarks in the trial of computer nerd and provocateur Byron Sonne: if Sonne was planning to bomb the G20 summit, he did a terrible job of covering his tracks. The fact that Sonne used his own credit card when purchasing dangerous materials (and, presumably, almond flour) suggests that he never planned to bomb the summit at all, his lawyer contends—Sonne was simply testing the sensitivity and effectiveness of the G20 security apparatus. Given that he was arrested before the G20 even started, we guess Sonne learned that the security system was rather foolproof. Unless someone was armed with some sort of high-tech summit disruption device. You know, like a brick. Read the entire story [Toronto Star] »

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