Daily New Brief: Crossing the Border? Leave the Laptop!



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With all of my "family pictures" on my portable devices i think unless it is highly required i would leave it behind.



Leaving aside how offensive this ruling is, any data on my laptop I actually care about is heavily encrypted. If some border patrol agent wants to try cracking it, he's welcome to take a shot.

And, no, I won't be giving up my password.



Its already been established that the password is covered under the 5th amendment to refuse to incriminate one's self. Even if I were constitutionally required to give up my password, I might have just forgotten it. Its a pretty big password.

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