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ACLU and EFF sue DHS over warrantless gadget searches at border

12 days ago   |   By SlashGear

Controversy over warrantless laptop and smartphone searches at the border abound, and now the ACLU and Electronic Frontier Foundation are going after the Department of Homeland Security over it. Both organizations have filed a lawsuit against the DHS on behalf of 11 people - 10 US citizens and one green card holder - who were subjected to these warrantless...
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Homeland Security hit with lawsuit over phone, laptop searches - CNET

Homeland Security hit with lawsuit over phone, laptop searches - CNET

12 days ago   |   By CNET

The ACLU and Electronic Frontier Foundation represent 11 plaintiffs whose devices were searched without a warrant at the US border.
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Trump administration sued over warrantless smartphone searches at U.S. borders

Trump administration sued over warrantless smartphone searches at U.S. borders

12 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

With the border wall fight looming large in Congress, another kind of battle at the border is heating up. On Wednesday, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit with the Department of Homeland Security over warrantless border searches. In the case, Alasaad v. Duke, two organizations will represent 11 individuals who had U.S...
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DHS faces lawsuit over phone and laptop border searches

DHS faces lawsuit over phone and laptop border searches

12 days ago   |   By Engadget

The number of electronic devices seized and searched at customs sharply increased in 2016 and has continued to rise this year. A number of groups and politicians have spoken out against the growing practice and now the ACLU and the Electronic Frontie...
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Lawsuit targets searches of electronic devices at US border

12 days ago   |   By Phys.org

A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday claims the U.S. government's growing practice of searching laptops and cellphones at the border is unconstitutional because electronic devices now carry troves of private personal and business information. The government has vociferously defended its searches as critical to protecting the homeland.
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