Laptops Could Be Seized at Borders

The Association of Corporate Travel Executives, Alexandria, Va., is warning its members that anyone bringing a laptop across the U.S. border could risk having the laptop seized or its contents searched by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers.

ACTE was responding to a series of U.S. court rulings, one of which, U.S. v. Romm, holds that search of a laptop is permissible without probable cause under the border search doctrine. The case was decided in the 9th U.S. Circ

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