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EFF files court brief urging warrants for digital device searches at borders

The EFF has filed a court filing pressing for warrants be required for searches of mobile phones, laptops and other digital devices by federal agents at international airports and U.S. land borders — describing these as “highly intrusive forays into travelers’ private information”.
It’s urging that searches of digital devices should only be possible when a border agent has obtained a signed warrant from a judge.
Such searches are currently allowed under an exception to the Fourth Amendment for..