Official Laptop Search Documents Reveal Sloppy Data Handling

The Freedom of Information Act allowed the ACLU to view documents concerning the Customs and Border Protection's searches of laptops and other electronic devices at the United States' international borders. They discovered that third parties view and copy some data. » 1/15/10 6:05pm 1/15/10 6:05pm

Homeland Security: We Can Still Search Your Laptop, But We'll be Nicer…

Your laptop, mobile phone or camera can still be seized at the U.S border without suspicion of wrongdoing, but new guidelines require border protection and customs to take a maximum of 5 and 30 days each to complete searches. » 8/28/09 4:30am 8/28/09 4:30am