The circuit judge’s decision to uphold the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) policy on Tuesday was a blow to civil liberties groups that argued the practice violated the Constitution’s protection against unreasonable search and seizure.
According to government documents, officials at the border search and copy the contents of thousands of people’s devices each year. Border agents are allowed to look into the devices and detain them for a short period of time without a reasonable suspicion that the traveler has committed a crime.
A federal court case has been thrown out that would prevent the government from searching electronic devices at checkpoint. This may not seem like much but it falls into another law which they ARE allowed to search up to 100 miles from the US border. That is every coastal town there is. Think about it.
Here is a map of what 100 miles from the borders looks like.
The caption says that 2 out of 3 Americans live within that area. What is equally impressive is how anyone can allow a judge to rule any "zone" within the USA..."constitution free". The reason I say impressive, is simply because that person is a traitor to the nation and Constitution itself.
This is no longer a legitimate government ..... and it has not been one for a very long time. We are being ruled by psychopaths who are looting our country, murdering our citizens/foreign nationals and committing acts of terror at every turn.
When, where, how are we going to stop this?
which allows the government to conduct intrusive searches of Americans' laptops and other electronics at the border without any suspicion that those devices contain evidence of wrongdoing,
But in his opinion on Tuesday, Judge Edward Korman wrote that the groups did not have standing to dispute the DHS searches because “there is not a substantial risk that their electronic devices will be subject to a search or seizure without reasonable suspicion.”