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Federal Court Rules Warrantless Searches of Phones at Airport Are Unconstitutional

HeadlineNov 13, 2019

In more legal news, a federal court in Boston has ruled that U.S. authorities’ warrantless searches of people’s phones and computers at airports and other U.S. ports of entry violate the Fourth Amendment. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which filed the suit, celebrated the ruling as a victory for privacy rights.

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