Blog Posts Tagged with "Airport"


Court Upholds Warrantless Searches of Electronic Devices

April 07, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has ruled that electronic devices may be seized at the border, confiscated, searched, and even transported to a separate facility for forensic examination - all without need for a warrant demonstrating of due cause...

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Searching for Airline Security Part Deux

November 29, 2010 Added by:Robert Gezelter

TSA has a mission to create a safe environment in the air; at the same time, passengers, flight crew, and airport personnel have a reasonable expectation that their short-term and long-term well-being, physical and psychological, will not be sacrificed in the process...

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Searching for Airline Security

November 22, 2010 Added by:Robert Gezelter

Bruce Schneier has often observed that security theatre can be counterproductive; resources are expended without truly increasing security. Costly scanners that invade privacy while not accomplishing the purpose intended take this discussion to a whole new level...

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Laptop and Cell Phone Data Searched at Airport

November 22, 2010 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

Your computer and cellphone data can be searched by customs officials. If it is really the case that authorities can act as if our Constitutional rights end at the airport terminal, we have much bigger problems than naked body scans and groping screeners touching our junk...

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