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ID:

391

Date:

2008-09-23

Headline:

New Border Search Policy Far Broader, New Documents Reveal

Reporter's name:

Ryan Singel

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

Yes

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Wired: Threat Level

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

The Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Asian Law Caucus used a FOIA lawsuit to obtain documents showing that a new policy scales back protections for travelers at American borders, compared to the previous border personal-search policy.

Keywords:

border, search, DHS, privacy, travel, Chertoff, laptop

URL:

http://blog.wired.com/27bstroke6/2008/09/new-border-sear.html


Agencies:

DHS
ICE

States:

DC

Categories:

civil rights
technology
transportation


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