USA: Lawsuit on Border Laptop Searches

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York demanding that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) release details of its policy that allows the agency to search travelers’ laptops at U.S. borders without suspicion of wrongdoing. The law suit is an effort to get CBP to respond to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request that the civil liberties group filed in June about the laptop-search policy. Though the FOIA law requires it to give a response within 30 days the agency has not supplied information.Source: The New York Times; find article here>>.

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