US government sued over warrantless phone and laptop border searches

Eleven plaintiffs have banded together to sue the Department of Homeland Security with the help of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), arguing that the current policies around border officers searching the electronic devices of US citizens are unconstitutional invasions of privacy. .. Continue Reading US government sued over warrantless phone and laptop border searches Category: Computers Tags: Customs Governments Search Security Related Articles: How will the White House hand over the President's official social media accounts? What is Net Neutrality and is it important? The United States Space Corps wants you ... Should companies be forced to build encryption backdoors into services? Steve Ballmer's new initiative: Gatheri

US government sued over warrantless phone and laptop border searches

Eleven plaintiffs have banded together to sue the Department of Homeland Security with the help of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), ...

Wed 13 Sep 17 from Gizmag

Lawsuit targets searches of electronic devices at US border

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 ...

Wed 13 Sep 17 from Phys.org

Lawsuit targets searches of electronic devices at US border, Wed 13 Sep 17 from AP

Agents are increasingly searching smartphones at the border. This lawsuit wants to stop that.

The searches can be done without a warrant or probable cause.

Wed 13 Sep 17 from The Washington Post

Remember the artist who had his iPhone searched at the border? Hes now suing

"The border doctrine does not say that the Constitution doesn't exist at the border."

Wed 13 Sep 17 from Arstechnica

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

The ACLU and Electronic Frontier Foundation represent 11 plaintiffs whose devices were searched without a warrant at the US border.

Wed 13 Sep 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

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

 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 (EFF) and the American Civil ...

Wed 13 Sep 17 from TechCrunch

DHS faces lawsuit over phone and laptop border searches

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 ...

Wed 13 Sep 17 from Engadget

The ACLU and EFF just sued the Trump administration over device searches at the border

If the feds want to keep searching people’s digital devices at airports and border crossings, they’d better start getting warrants, the American Civil Liberties Union and ...

Wed 13 Sep 17 from Fastcompany Tech

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