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Travelers’ Laptops, Cellphones, Flash Drives, Pagers, etc. May Be Detained At Border

August 1, 2008


No Suspicion Required Under DHS Policies By Ellen Nakashima Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, August 1, 2008; A01 Federal agents may take a traveler’s laptop computer or other electronic device to an off-site location for an unspecified period of time without any suspicion of wrongdoing, as part of border search policies the Department of Homeland […]

Airport searches of laptops and other devices are intrusive

February 11, 2008


By Jeanne Meserve CNN WASHINGTON (CNN) — Amir Khan says he becomes frustrated and humiliated every time he enters the United States and federal agents search his computers. Khan, a Pakistani-born U.S. citizen, says it has happened five times since 2003. He says agents with U.S. Customs and Border Protection have even forced him to […]