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ACLU Report: Court Rules No Suspicion Needed for Laptop Searches at Border

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org BROOKLYN – A federal court today dismissed a lawsuit arguing that the government should not be able to search and copy people’s laptops, cell phones, and other devices at border checkpoints without reasonable suspicion. An appeal is being considered. Government documents show that thousands of innocent American citizens are searched…

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Big Brother

The NSA can hijack your Wi-Fi from 8 miles away

If you’re already hyperventilating over a report published this weekend offering new details on National Security Administration spying, an enlightening presentation by the report’s co-author might put you out cold. Security researcher Jacob Appelbaum elaborated on what he’s learned about NSA spying tactics and tools during a lecture at the Chaos Communications Congress in Hamburg.…

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