Why Is the Government Searching Cellphones?
These are some of the many American citizens re-entering the country who have been subjected to searches of their cellphones and questioning about their social media.
Such invasions of travelers' private communications are extremely intrusive and have been conducted even when officials don't apparently have reason to think the person has done something wrong. And the government has lately increased the practice dramatically — even though recent legal decisions raise serious questions about its constitutionality.
Continue reading Katie Fallow's op-ed at CNN.com.