If you, an American citizen who can trace his or her ancestry to the Mayflower, return home from a trip abroad, US border agents can take your phone, tablet, or tablet — and demand you open its data to them.
The government says this is completely legal. And yet others say it’s a violation of the Fourth Amendment, which guarantees your right against unreasonable searches and seizures.
Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) isn’t taking the government’s word, and is seeking answers.
Draft law to require warrants for border device searches. More>