Suspicionless Device Searches Ruled Illegal

In an important opinion on privacy at borders, US District Court Judge Denise Casper ruled that device searches without probable cause are in violation of the 4th amendment. She held that people have significant privacy interests in their digital data and that device searches require reasonable suspicion from border officials.

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