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Going Abroad? Remember Your Digital Hygiene

Scott Stewart
VP of Tactical Analysis, Stratfor
Jan 10, 2018 | 23:52 GMT
A 2016 lawsuit is unlikely to cause a large change in U.S. border searches of electronic devices.

In September 2016, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security on behalf of 11 travelers whose phones and laptops were searched at the U.S. border without warrants.

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Know that your cellphone, laptop and tablet can be searched, so take only what you need and leave your most important data in the cloud during the trip....

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