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Sami Omar Al-Hussayen

Saudi Arabian computer scientist


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From Wikipedia

Sami Omar Al-Hussayen , also known as Sami Al-Hussayen, is a teacher at a technical college in Riyadh. As a Ph.D. graduate student in computer science at the University of Idaho in the United States, he was arrested and charged in 2003 by the United States with running websites as a webmaster that were linked to organizations that support terrorism. Al-Hussayen is one of the few people at the time to have been charged under a provision that has been described as "overly broad and vague." He was also charged with immigration violations.

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University of Idaho

Public research university in Moscow, Idaho, United States