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No Warrant Needed For IPhone Border Probe, 4th Circ. Says

Law360 (May 18, 2018, 9:29 PM EDT) -- The Fourth Circuit found Customs and Border Protection agents' reasonable suspicion of a man caught with a suitcase full of weapons parts trying to board a plane was enough to justify the forensic analysis of his iPhone, finding that no warrant was needed since the search was technically at the border.

In a decision reached on May 9 but amended slightly on Friday, the court rejected Hamza Kolsuz's argument that a monthlong forensic probe of his phone that federal agents conducted outside Washington Dulles International Airport...
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