Error
  • JUser::_load: Unable to load user with id: 67

Featured Articles

Apple iPad Air 2 costs $275 to build

Apple iPad Air 2 costs $275 to build

IHS has told Recode that the Apple iPad Air 2 16GB Wifi costs only $275 to build -- not bad…

More...
LG sells 16.8 million smartphones in Q3 14

LG sells 16.8 million smartphones in Q3 14

As Samsung is losing market share, another Korean company, which many had written off, is gaining.

More...
LG G Watch R EU price set at €299

LG G Watch R EU price set at €299

LG G Watch R is probably the best looking Android Wear device on the market and many have been waiting for…

More...
Nvidia GTX 970 SLI tested

Nvidia GTX 970 SLI tested

Nvidia recently released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture, with exceptional performance-per-watt. The Geforce GTX 970…

More...
Gainward GTX 970 Phantom previewed

Gainward GTX 970 Phantom previewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Wednesday, 09 January 2008 10:54

U.S. Customs wants to search your laptop

Written by

Image

Same as going through your suitcase


IT people
going through U.S. Customs can expect to have officials go through their laptop files soon.

The government claims that it is perfectly entitled to inspect every laptop that enters the country, whether or not there is anything suspicious about the computer or its owner. One appeals case against the move has lost and another is expected to give the government the thumbs up soon.

This means that visitors to the U.S. should not carry any files that they do not wish a U.S. Customs Officer to see. Obviously, this is aimed at weeding out child pornography. However, it could also include copyrighted films, or mp3s. Any encrypted files will have to be opened before Customs officials, too.

It also means that this information could be stored and collected by the government on any electronic device carried across U.S. national borders.

More here.

Last modified on Thursday, 10 January 2008 04:45

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments