Category Archives: Border search

Law.com: Fourth Amendment Exception Allows Customs to Search Personal Devices

Law.com: Fourth Amendment Exception Allows Customs to Search Personal Devices by Joe Martini & James Glasser: CBP agents can search cellphones, laptops and other electronic devices of those entering or leaving the country, regardless of citizenship and despite the vast … Continue reading

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ABAJ: ABA expresses concern about border searches of lawyer laptops and other electronic devices

ABAJ: ABA expresses concern about border searches of lawyer laptops and other electronic devices by Debra Cassens Weiss: ABA President Linda Klein is expressing serious concern about standards that permit searches of lawyer laptops and other electronic devices at the … Continue reading

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Yahoo! Tech: A Former NSA Lawyer Explains Why Searching Phones at the Border Is a Waste of Time

Yahoo! Tech: A Former NSA Lawyer Explains Why Searching Phones at the Border Is a Waste of Time by Brian Feldman

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Forbes: US Immigration Splurged $2.2 Million On Phone Hacking Tech Just After Trump’s Travel Ban

Forbes: US Immigration Splurged $2.2 Million On Phone Hacking Tech Just After Trump’s Travel Ban by Thomas Fox-Brewster:

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WaPo: Border agents can look at everything on your cell phone. Congress should change that (editorial)

WaPo: Border agents can look at everything on your cell phone. Congress should change that (editorial): PRETTY MUCH everyone can agree that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents should be able to freely search travelers’ bags at the border. Their … Continue reading

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NYTimes: Border Officers Nearly Double Searches of Electronic Devices, US Says

NYTimes: Border Officers Nearly Double Searches of Electronic Devices, US Says by Ron Nixon:

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NPR: U.S. Border Patrol Agents Step Up Cell Phone Searches

NPR: U.S. Border Patrol Agents Step Up Cell Phone Searches: The border patrol has almost tripled the number of people it demands turn over their cell phones coming into and leaving the U.S. Some in Congress now want to require … Continue reading

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N.D.Ill.: Def’s actions gave RS for cell phone and computer searches when he came into O’Hare from the Philippines; he’d already been selected for secondary inspection

Defendant arrived at O’Hare on a flight from the Philippines. The government described how they took the passenger manifest of incoming flights and looked for likely candidates for a secondary search of computers and cell phones. Defendant had been there … Continue reading

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LATimes: Op-Ed My phone was searched at LAX, which apparently is the new normal

LATimes: Op-Ed: My phone was searched at LAX, which apparently is the new normal by Lubana Adi: One of the happiest moments in my life was the day in 1999 when I became an American citizen. Studying for the citizenship … Continue reading

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techdirt: Bipartisan Bill Would Require A Warrant To Search Americans’ Devices At The Border

techdirt: Bipartisan Bill Would Require A Warrant To Search Americans’ Devices At The Border by Mike Masnick:

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