theftresizedThe Obama administration unveiled new rules on Aug. 27 for searching computers and other electronic devices when people enter the United States, aiming to address concerns about violating privacy and constitutional rights, Reuters reports. At the same time, the Department of Homeland Security defended such searches as necessary to detect information about potential terrorism plots, as well as other crimes such as child pornography and copyright infringement. "The new directives announced today strike the balance between respecting the civil liberties and privacy of all travelers, while ensuring DHS can take the...

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