DHS faces lawsuit over phone and laptop border searches
The ACLU wants a warrant to be required before electronic devices can be searched.
Airports may use face recognition to screen US citizens (update: more info)
Customs officials want to scan your face everywhere you normally need ID.
Senate bill would require a warrant for border phone searches
It comes alongside a surge in agents asking to see travelers' cellphones.
Peter Thiel's startup helps authorities track illegal immigrants
Documents released from a lawsuit tie Palantir to data-mining tools currently used by immigration agencies.
DC airport tries using face recognition to catch imposters
If you come to the US through Washington DC's Dulles airport in the near future, don't be surprise...
Data breaches compromised the info of US undercover investigators
Data theft is normally pretty bad all on its own, but a recent breach at US Investigations Service...
Microsoft sues US Customs and Border Protection for not enforcing ITC exclusion order against Motorola
Thought the ITC battle between Microsoft and Motorola over Microsoft's email-based meeting patents...
$635,000 in bogus Lightning cables nabbed in Alaska
One of the functions of the US Customs and Border Protection agency is to seek out and seize co...
Woman tries, fails to smuggle 44 iPhones into Israel
Sigh. We don't know whether to congratulate the enterprising spirit of this venture or to bemoan t...