“U.S. judge rules suspicionless searches of travelers’ digital devices unconstitutional”

“A federal judge on Tuesday ruled that U.S. border agents need “reasonable suspicion” but not a warrant to search travelers’ smartphones and laptops at airports and other U.S. ports of entry, a practice that has been growing in recent years.

U.S. District Judge Denise Casper in Boston ruled in a lawsuit by 11 travelers that border officials need to be able to point to specific facts to justify searching someone’s devices for contraband like child pornography and counterfeit media…”

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-privacy/u-s-judge-rules-suspicionless-searches-of-travelers-digital-devices-unconstitutional-idUSKBN1XM2O2

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