Privacy Advisers Want Laptop Border Policy Changed

The Department of Homeland Security's controversial policies on search and seizure of electronic devices at U.S. borders is facing a new round of criticism -- this time, from the department's own data privacy advisers. In the draft of a letter to DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano, the department's Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee is pushing for changes to the department's authority in scrutinizing travelers' notebook PCs and digital media when entering the country.

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