EFF Sues Homeland Security
Hopefully this will put an end to the practice
|Some of the people also claimed that CBP staffers inspected and sometimes copied the contents of their laptop files and cell phone directories without providing any reason for doing so, the ALC and the EFF said. The groups are seeking the information about the screening policies so they can assess whether they should take any legal or legislative actions to try to force the CBP to change its procedures.
DHS officials referred an inquiry seeking comment about the lawsuit and the earlier FOIA request to the CBP's press office, which didn't immediately return a phone call placed late in the afternoon Eastern time.