Click on a label to read posts from that part of the world.
US border control seizes your laptops, iPods, cellphones
It's probably not surprising that most of the victims are of Muslim or Southeast Asian descent. Because of this policy, several corporations are requiring their business travelers to carry "blank laptops."
In Canada, one law firm has instructed its lawyers to travel to the United States with "blank laptops" whose hard drives contain no data. "We just access our information through the Internet," said Lou Brzezinski, a partner at Blaney McMurtry, a major Toronto law firm. That approach also holds risks, but "those are hacking risks as opposed to search risks," he said.
Update: Turns out the TSA says this shouldn't be happening. Read their response.