Came across this story
in a comment to an article about, shall we say, Customs foibles:
A friend of mine got pulled over by US Customs because of the reel
of half-inch magtape sticking out his hand luggage.
Customs guy: what's on your tape, data or softtware?
Friend: why do you need to know?
Customs guy: if it's software, you need to pay import tax and duty.
if it's data, you don't
Friend: it's data - it's input for testing a compiler
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